Applied as FTP software alternatives, web–based file managers have always been slow and poorly featured. Nevertheless, with the File Manager featured in the UniversHost Online Control Panel, you will not only employ a blazingly fast, responsive and time and effort saving file management software, but also a software tool that will make an external FTP program unnecessary. Consider several of the functions that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload data files without trouble
Moving data files between your personal computer and any of your websites is right now quick and simple, because of the drag’n’drop functionality provided by the File Manager. You could drag files from your desktop machine or notebook and drop them in the Online Control Panel through a secure SSL connection. That’s all. It requires just a few seconds to publish a file and a bit longer for the larger data files and directories.
You do not have to put in any third–party software or web browser extensions. The drag–and–drop capability contained in the File Manager performs equally well on all main OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Find the whole set of easily accessible file management possibilities with simply a click
Because of the right–click menus that we have included on the File Manager, it is possible to edit all of your files easier than ever. Click on a file or directory and with the panel which will appear, select the action that you like. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any chosen file. Should you click on a folder, you can also see the solution to generate a new sub–folder or file within it.
Whenever you choose different files or folders, you will be able to apply identical actions for all of them concurrently.
Deal with huge files effortlessly
Thanks to the inbuilt archive/unarchive option, the File Manager really helps to work with big files and not having to use FTP. You can easily pack a directory to a small size by clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the items in an archived directory by using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory or a selection of files, it is also possible to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and then the title of the archive file.
Online file editors
Modify files from your Online Control Panel
With the File Manager it is possible to alter your files directly on the net working with the in–built tools. The text editor shows the files in a plain text format, the code editor provides syntax accentuating for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor lets you to preview your changes as they appear live. Any changes you generate and save can be demonstrated instantly on the web, which means you can examine them in your own web browser and go back to make more edits, in case you are not happy with the result.
There is no need to download any files whatsoever, to change them on your desktop and to re–upload them back into your web hosting account. All of the editors are available through the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged with a convenient manner
All the files in your web hosting account are organized into folders. Each web host has its own primary folder, that uses the file hierarchy that you’ve created. Using this method, it is really very easy to take care of all your hosts from a single place without the risk of getting lost or baffled.
By default, you will see each of the hosts placed in a table and if you click once on a specific host, you will see all the sub–folders and files related to it. By clicking two times, you will go to a webpage that is centered on that host only. A further way to open the folder associated with a specific host and also to work with it exclusively, is to use the drop–down menu near the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Handle your files with merely a click
The UniversHost File Manager is developed in such a manner as to make you feel similarly to working with the file explorer on your laptop. It provides a way to drag your files and then to drop them with a desired location and displays all the readily available modification options after clicking the right computer mouse button. In addition, the tool contains an inbuilt file preview option and other file editors that can help you edit your files quickly straight from your Online Control Panel.
Furthermore, we have included a group of file management posts and how–to training videos to assist you fairly quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change numerous files simultaneously
Our File Manager can save you a lot of time when you use numerous files. You’re able to choose multiple files at any given time and apply a preferred activity for them exactly like you do on your desktop machine or notebook. To choose arbitrary files at once, simply keep pressed the Control key, and to select a pair of adjoining files, press the Shift key. It’s that easy.
After getting picked the files, you are able to instantly transfer them to an additional location thanks to the drag & drop option. With the help of the right–click context menu as well as the buttons above the file table, you’ll be able to use a number of other activities – you are able to copy, rename, delete, download and edit your files, adjust file permissions, and so on.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to take care of your details
Password protection is the greatest path to limit the admittance to a specialized component of your web site that you don’t wish to be observable to everyone. For example, this could be a safe and secure members’ place or a location with copyrighted information that you like only specific people to access.
Through the File Manager it’s possible to password–secure your website or a certain folder inside it with just a mouse–click. Just right–click a folder, select Password Protection and specify your login name as well as password. You don’t have to take care of .htaccess files or to generate any other configurations. In the future, simply the visitors which have your username and security password will gain access to your website.