Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Still, using the File Manager built in the duohoster Website Control Panel, you won’t only employ a quick, responsive and easy–to–work–with file administration software, but also an app that will make a third–party FTP program unneeded. Check out a few of the capabilities that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload data files without difficulty
Transferring files between your desktop computer and any of your sites is now easy and quick, because of the drag’n’drop functionality provided by the File Manager. You could pull files from your desktop machine or notebook and drop them in the Website Control Panel via secure SSL communication. That’s all. It takes seconds to upload a data file and slightly longer for the larger data files and directories.
You don’t have to add any third party software or browser plugins. The drag’n’drop functionality contained in the File Manager operates equally well on all major OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Find all the easily accessible file managing possibilities with simply a mouse–click
Due to the right–click menus that we have integrated in the File Manager, you’ll be able to modify all of your files in a time and effort saving manner. Click on a file or directory and from the panel that will show up, decide on the action that you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any selected file. Should you click a folder, you will also see the option to establish a new sub–folder or file inside.
If you choose different files or folders, you are able to use the same measures for all of them concurrently.
Manage archives with just a click of the mouse
The File Manager features an in–built archive/unarchive solution that can assist you add huge archives and extract them inside your account in seconds. The moment compressing a file or directory, you are able to decide on the name of the archive that will be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. In addition, you’ll be able to archive active files or folders with simply a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive alternative available from the File Manager permits you to make use of enormous files straight from your Website Control Panel. You don’t have to apply any third party software such as an FTP client in order to upload a substantial file to your cloud hosting account or to download an archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
Change files from your Website Control Panel
Through the File Manager you’ll be able to modify your files instantly on the Internet making use of any of the integrated software tools. The text editor shows the files with a plain text format, the code editor has syntax displaying for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor makes it possible to see all the edits while they show up live. Any changes that you generate and keep are going to be reflected quickly on the world wide web, meaning you can review them inside your Internet browser and get back to generate further modifications, if unhappy.
You do not have to download your files, to modify them with your desktop and to re–upload them back in your cloud hosting account. All of the editors are available via the buttons near the top of the file table or through the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted with a convenient way
The File Manager lists all of the files and folders using a clear and understandable alphabetical order. All the files related to the various hosts are structured into different directories which are named following their individual domain names, which enables you to easily recognize them. This is really useful when you are controlling a lot of different websites concurrently. There’s no probability to stray or to feel bewildered amongst the great number of data files and directories in your website hosting account.
To reach the files within a specific host, simply pick it from the drop–down navigation near the top of the file table. Additionally, you can easily double–click on its directory and you will be automatically taken up to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Be in charge of your files with only a click
The duohoster File Manager has been developed in such a way to help you feel just like employing the file explorer on your computer. It features a possibility to drag your files and to drop them in a preferred area and displays all the readily available modification alternatives upon clicking the right computer mouse button. Also, the tool has an internal file preview solution as well as other file editors that can help you change your files in real time straight from your Website Control Panel.
In addition, we have integrated a set of file management articles and how–to video tutorials to help you quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust a variety of files concurrently
Our File Manager will save you lots of time when you use numerous files. You can actually select multiple files simultaneously and use a pre–selected activity to them just like you do in your desktop machine or laptop. To choose arbitrary files simultaneously, just keep pressed the Control key, and to select a couple of adjoining files, use the Shift key. It is that straightforward.
Once you have chosen the files, you’ll be able to instantly transfer them to an additional place using the drag–and–drop option. By making use of the right–click contextual menu as well as the buttons above the file table, you are able to apply a myriad of other activities – you are able to copy, rename, delete, download and revise your files, transform file permissions, etcetera.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to shield your details
There’s one common way to safeguard a folder using a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you aren’t technologically competent sufficiently, you’ll have difficulty doing it all on your own. To help make things simple, we’ve integrated an uncomplicated password protection interface to the File Manager readily available within the Website Control Panel.
To make use of this option, just right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. Then choose the username and the security password that you want to make use of and press the button. That’s it. The particular folder is going to be hidden by the general pubic and will be accessible only to authorized account holders.