Determine what a File Manager is and exactly how it is different from its desktop equivalent.
A File Manager is a web-based interface that enables you to control the files inside a web hosting account as a substitute for a third-party FTP program. Each File Manager tool supports a basic set of features whatever the Internet hosting Control Panel it is a part of - renaming, moving and deleting files or entire folders along with all the data in them, for instance. With regard to the particular CP, other features can be supported too, including changing file permissions, managing archives or editing the content of a particular file. Via an easy-to-use File Manager, you can comfortably manage your files along with your presence online in general, while a hard-to-use one may make managing your content frustrating, especially if you have not employed this kind of a tool before.
File Manager in Web Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager which comes with our web hosting
solutions will make controlling your content as easy as handling files on your PC or laptop. You shall be able to drag-and-drop folders and files not just in the account, but also directly from your computer, so you will no longer require an FTP client to upload content. In addition, the folder structure shall be kept, so files from separate folders will not get mixed. You could also use right-click context menus and access a variety of functions. You shall be able to set up and extract archives, to create password-protected areas and a lot more. If you'd like to modify files, you may do that via a number of different editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you can pick the one you need and feel most at ease working with.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our innovative, albeit easy-to-work with File Manager will provide you with 100 % control over your content and you won't have any difficulties handling the folders and files which you set up or upload to your semi-dedicated server
account, even if you have never used an Internet hosting service before. The options it is providing are no more than a couple of mouse clicks away, even the more complex ones including creating a password-protected folder, setting up or unpacking an archive, modifying UNIX permissions or opening a file inside a plain text or an HTML editor. Using right-click context menus, you shall feel just as if you’re working on your home computer. In addition, the File Manager supports dragging-and-dropping of files and whole folders - both in the account and from your laptop or computer. With the latter option, you are able to upload content directly, which eradicates the need for an FTP client.