When using the Host Source Website Control Panel, you will gain access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll assist you to promptly handle all of your sites without having to make use of an FTP tool. You could add files through a secure connection by pulling them into the browser. Also, you can quickly archive and unarchive data files and directories, set up password–protected locations, adjust file permissions and so much more. Take a look at the features found in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least difficult method to publish files
Importing data files with an FTP client is an obsolete and quite an insecure way of transferring files from your laptop or computer to a web server. That’s why, we have included drag–and–drop data file publish support in the File Manager. Simply pull the files that you need to publish from your desktop computer into your Internet browser and they’ll start to publish in your hosting profile over a protected SSL communication.
You do not have to set up any extra software package, web browser plug–ins or apps. The drag–and–drop capability operates just as well on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Right–click context menus
All of the file administration options in front of you
We have tried to make your File Manager as user–friendly as possible, so you are able to create changes to your files. Aside from the standard command bar near the top of the page, we have also included right–click contextual menus with all the current basic file managing options. Click on a file or directory and select the activity that you want through the list which will turn up.
You can easily rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with just a mouse–click. Should you click on a directory, it’s also possible to establish a new folder or file in it.
The right–click option is also available when you choose different files or folders simultaneously.
Work with large files easily
Because of the inbuilt archive/unarchive option, the File Manager will let you use huge files without the need to use FTP. You’ll be able to reduce the size of a folder to a small size by clicking on the Compress button or access the items in an archived folder using the Extract button. When compressing a folder or a bunch of files, you can also choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) along with the title of the archive file.
Online file editors
The easiest solution to update your files
The File Manager helps to manage your files on the web hosting server without the need to download, modify after which re–upload them. You can actually adjust your files instantly on the Internet, working with the built in editors. We offer a code editor with syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and a standard text editor for the more expert customers.
You have access to every file editor using the right–click contextual menus. All of the alterations made to the files will appear promptly online – you can easily directly preview them within your browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted out inside a simple to use manner
When you’re managing a lot of different sites concurrently, it is essential that you have every little thing sorted. With other File Managers, updating a large number of web sites in the same website hosting account could be very difficult. Using our File Manager, you’ll find that it is actually pretty easy. Each website features its own directory, that you’ll straight away acknowledge, and all the files pertaining to the specific site are found there.
And to make things so much easier, you will find a drop–down menu from which it’s easy to select on exactly which host you wish to work inside the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made for real people
Managing your files is intuitive and painless employing the Host Source Website Control Panel. You’ll enjoy a file managing setting that’s very close to your desktop computer’s file explorer. You’re able to drag and drop files and handle all of them with a right mouse–click. With the built in preview option, you will see photos the same as they will appear online, and via the designed file editors you could make improvements in your files live.
If you would like assistance handling your files, you can make reference to the big array of posts and how–to video lessons, which you could access with simply a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Transform numerous files all at once
With the Host Source File Manager, you are able to pick many files or directories just like you do on your own computer. Just keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and then click the wanted files/folders. Or, to choose a large amount of files/folders simultaneously, click one file/folder, hold down the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
Once you have chosen the whole set of files that you need, you can drag them into a pre–selected folder, or use the right–click contextual menu to see a list of the available features.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to protect your data
Password protection is the foremost solution to limit the means to access a specific component of your web site that you do not want to be seen to every one. For instance, this might be a secure members’ spot or an area with copyrighted information that you want only selected individuals to access.
From your File Manager it is easy to password–guard your website as well as a specific folder inside with only a mouse–click. Just right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and define your login name and then security password. You do not have to handle .htaccess files as well as to come up with any additional adjustments. In the future, merely the site visitors which have your username and pass word will access your web site.