When using the St8forward Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you’ll gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will help you to speedily handle your web pages without having to resort to an FTP client. You can publish files over a protected connection by pulling them into the web browser. Furthermore, you can rapidly archive and unarchive files and folders, create password–protected locations, modify file permissions and a lot more. Check out the characteristics contained in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload data files without trouble
Moving data files between your desktop machine and any of your sites is right now simple and fast, thanks to the drag & drop option delivered by the File Manager. You can pull files from your desktop computer or notebook and drop them in the Web Site Control Panel via secure SSL connection. That’s it. It will take a few seconds to publish a data file and a little bit longer for larger data files and directories.
You don’t have to set up any third–party application or Internet browser extensions. The drag–and–drop feature found in the File Manager operates equally efficiently on all popular OS’s.
Right–click context menus
View all of the available file control options with a mouse–click
Due to the right–click menus that we have included in the File Manager, you will be able to modify all of your files in a time and effort saving manner. Just click on a file or folder and through the panel that will appear, choose the action that you’d like. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any chosen file. When you click on a folder, additionally, you’ll see the solution to create a completely new sub–folder or file inside it.
Whenever you select different files or directories, you’ll be able to use identical procedures to all of them at the same time.
Deal with big files effortlessly
On account of the integrated archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager enables you to make use of huge files never having to use FTP. It’s easy to shrink a folder into a compact size by simply clicking on the Compress button or get the contents of an archived directory through the Extract button. Whenever compressing a folder as well as a number of files, you’ll be able to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and also the title of the archive file.
Online file editors
Change files from your Web Site Control Panel
Through the File Manager it’s possible to manage your files instantly on the net making use of the included tools. The text editor displays the files with a plain text format, the code editor features syntax displaying for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor makes it possible for you to preview your changes as they appear live. Also, all changes you come up with and save will be demonstrated automatically on the net, so that you can preview them in your own web browser and go back to create extra modifications, if unsatisfied.
There’s no need to download any files, to modify them in your personal computer and then to re–upload them back to your hosting account. All of the editors are found via the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized with a straightforward method
When you’re in charge of a number of sites concurrently, it’s highly recommendable for you to have everything arranged. With other File Managers, modifying several websites within the exact same hosting account can be extremely challenging. Using our File Manager, you’ll find that it is actually pretty simple. Every single web site has its own folder, that you’ll at once identify, and all the files associated with the given site are located there.
And then to make things even easier, you will find a drop–down menu from which you can quickly pick on which web host you want to work inside the File Manager. Our clever system will take you there within seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager designed for real people
Managing your files is user–friendly and straightforward when using the St8forward Hosting Web Site Control Panel. You are going to get a file management setting which is very close to your desktop PC’s file explorer. You can drag & drop files and control them with a right click of the mouse. With the inbuilt review option, you can view pics exactly like they will appear on the Internet, and through the in–built file editors you can easily make transformations in your files right away.
If you would like guidance taking care of your files, you’re able to consult the massive variety of articles and how–to training videos, which you can find with simply a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Adjust different files at the same time
It’s easy to manage numerous files simultaneously using the multi–selection capability of the St8forward Hosting File Manager. All you need to do is hold down the Control key and then click on the files or folders that you like to choose. Should you wish to choose a group of files/folders in a row at the same time, pick the first file/folder, press the Shift key after which choose the last file or folder within the group.
If you have chosen the wanted files/folders, you can either drag them to a specific place, or employ diverse activities to them making use of right–click contextual menu or the buttons at the top of the file table.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to take care of your information
Password protection is the perfect route to confine the access to a specific component of your website you don’t want to be obvious to everyone. For example, this could be a safe members’ area or a location with copyrighted data that you want exclusively a number of customers to access.
Through the File Manager it is easy to password–secure your website or maybe a particular folder within it with only a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a folder, select Password Protection and fill in your username and security password. There’s no need to handle .htaccess files or make any extra adjustments. In the future, only the site visitors who have your login name and security password will gain access to your website.