When using the Cheap Hosting Web Control Panel, you will gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will help you to rapidly handle your web sites with no need to make use of an FTP software. You could upload files through a risk–free connection by dragging them into the browser. Also, you can speedily archive and unarchive data files and folders, set up password–protected areas, modify data file permissions and a lot more. Browse through the attributes contained in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most straightforward method to upload files
Submitting files with an FTP client is an obsolete and quite an insecure way for transferring files from your notebook or computer to a web hosting server. Because of this, we have integrated drag & drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Just pull the files that you want to add from your computer into your web browser and they’ll begin to upload in your web hosting account over a protected SSL communication.
You do not have to mount any additional software package, browser add–ons or apps. The drag–and–drop function operates just as well on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Right–click context menus
Discover all the available file management options with simply a click of the mouse
Because of the right–click menus that we have integrated in the File Manager, you will be able to alter all of your files incredibly easy. Just click on a file or folder and from the panel that will show up, select the action that you would like. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any selected file. Should you click on a folder, additionally, you will see the option to establish a brand new sub–folder or file inside.
When you select different files or folders, it is possible to apply identical measures for all of them simultaneously.
Handle big files conveniently
Because of the internal archive/unarchive option, the File Manager allows you to deal with enormous files never having to use FTP. You can easily pack a folder to a compact size by clicking on the Compress button or access the contents of an archived folder using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a folder or multiple files, you will be able to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) in addition to the title of one’s archive file.
Integrated file editors
No third–party software packs are required
We’ve enclosed a number of file editors within the Web Control Panel to help you out come up with quick and easy adjusts for your files without needing to implement any third party software packs. With the File Manager you will find a WYSIWYG editor that can assist you keep an eye on all the current changes that you generate in real time, a code editor that has syntax accentuating for your personal .PHP or .JS files, as well as a plain text editor for more expert users. All the changes that you make and save will be shown right away on the web.
You can access the file editors when using the buttons near the top of the file table or by right–clicking any file/folder.
A logical folder structure
Your files sorted in an easy–to–use method
When you are working with a variety of websites concurrently, it is highly recommendable for you to have every little thing arranged. With some other File Managers, updating a large number of websites inside the exact same hosting account can be quite tricky. With the File Manager, you will see that it is in fact rather easy. Each site has its own folder, which you can right away identify, including all of the files associated with the given site are situated there.
And also to make things so much easier, you will find a drop–down navigation where it’s easy to select on which web host you intend to work within the File Manager. Our clever system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager intended for regular people
Most online File Managers are slow and difficult to use. They give constrained functions and aren’t really straightforward. We aim to transform that with the Cheap Hosting File Manager. It was built to be time and effort saving and also to appear like something you are already well aware of – the File Manager on your desktop.
All of its functions, the drag–and–drop file upload solutions, the right–click contextual menus, the built–in file editors, etc. are there for a single purpose – to help make maintaining your website(s) much simpler.
Work with multiple files
Transform a lot of files simultaneously
You can make use of many files concurrently using the multi–selection capacity of the Cheap Hosting File Manager. All you have to do is just press the Control key and then click on the files or directories that you’d like to choose. If you’d like to choose a collection of files/folders in a row simultaneously, click on the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key after which click on the last file or folder in the collection.
For people with selected the desired files/folders, you can drag them to a different place, or apply a variety of activities to them when using the right–click context menu or maybe the buttons near the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to protect your details
There’s a single popular approach to guard a folder using a pass word – by creating an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technically skilled enough, you’ll have trouble executing it by yourself. To help make things simple, we’ve included a convenient–to–use password protection interface to the File Manager available in the Web Control Panel.
To employ this option, just right–click on a directory and choose Password Protection. After that choose the login name as well as the password that you would like to make use of and press the button. That’s all. The chosen directory is concealed from the general pubic and will be accessible to authorized visitors.