Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, online file managers have always been slow and poor in features. However, using the File Manager included in the Top Hat Hosting Website Control Panel, you won’t just employ a quick, responsive and user–friendly file managing interface, but also an application that will make a 3rd party FTP application unnecessary. Consider some of the features that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload data files without difficulty
Transferring files between your computer and any of your webpages is now quick and easy, because of the drag’n’drop option available from the File Manager. You can drag data files from your PC and drop them in the Website Control Panel over a secure SSL connection. That’s all. It requires just a few seconds to add a file and a bit longer for bigger data files and directories.
You don’t need to mount any third–party computer software or web browser addons. The drag–and–drop function included in the File Manager operates equally well on all popular operating systems.
Right–click context menus
Find out all the easily accessible file administration possibilities with a click
On account of the right–click menus that we have added to the File Manager, you can change your files incredibly easy. Just click on a file or folder and through the panel which will show up, decide on the action you want. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any selected file. When you click on a folder, additionally, you will view the solution to establish a different sub–folder or file inside it.
If you select multiple files or directories, it’s possible to apply the exact same procedures for all of them at the same time.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Compared with most file management user interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Top Hat Hosting Website Control Panel boasts a solution to archive/unarchive files noticeably faster. It is convenient. To get a directory shrunk to a small size, all you need to do is pick it and click on the Compress button. To open up the items in an archived folder within your website hosting account, pick it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager works with a number of file extensions, for example .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Revise files from your Website Control Panel
From your File Manager you can change your files directly on the Internet working with many of the internal software instruments. The text editor reveals the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor has syntax highlighting for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to view your edits when they show up online. All the changes you make and keep are going to be displayed promptly on the world wide web, so it’s possible to examine them within your browser and get back to create extra edits, if not satisfied.
You do not have to download any files, to revise them on your desktop and then to re–upload them back in your cloud hosting account. All of the editors are accessible via the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged with an intuitive way
The File Manager lists all files and directories using an easy–to–understand alphabetical order. All of the files related to the many hosts are arranged within individual folders which are referred to as after their particular domains, so you can efficiently acknowledge them. This really is useful when you are maintaining several sites at the same time. There is no possibility to stray or to feel baffled amidst the multitude of files and directories with your hosting account.
To get into the files with a specified host, simply choose it within the drop–down navigation near the top of the file table. As an alternative, you can easily double–click on its directory and you’ll be right away taken up to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
Handle your files with merely a click
The Top Hat Hosting File Manager was designed in such a way as to help you feel just like working with the file explorer on your personal computer. It provides you with an option to drag your files and then to drop them with a desired location and shows all the readily available modification alternatives after clicking the right mouse button. Additionally, the tool boasts an integrated file preview solution and various file editors so that you can change your files right away straight from your Website Control Panel.
Furthermore, we have included a group of file management posts and how–to training videos to guide you fairly quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Transform multiple files concurrently
With the Top Hat Hosting File Manager, you can select multiple files or directories precisely like you do on your laptop or computer. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and click on the required files/folders. If you would like, to select lots of files/folders at once, click on one file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any file or folder.
Once you’ve selected all of the files that you’ll require, you can easily drag them into a distinct location, or use the right–click contextual menu to check out a list of the available activities.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to guard your data
There is a single widespread approach to shield a folder using a password – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technologically skilled sufficiently, you’ll have difficulty doing it on your own. For making things straightforward, we’ve designed an easy–to–work–with password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible within the Website Control Panel.
To make use of the option, just right–click on a folder and choose Password Protection. Following that decide on the user name plus the pass word which you want to apply and then click on the button. That’s it. The particular directory will be undetectable by the standard users and will be available to previously approved visitors.