Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client substitutes, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Nevertheless, using the File Manager integrated in the BMC Web Hosting.Net Online Control Panel, you will not only employ a speedy, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file managing client, but also a tool that will make a 3rd party FTP software unnecessary. Have a look at a few of the characteristics that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transmit files to your websites without any difficulty
The File Manager in your Online Control Panel includes a rapid, drag’n’drop function that will allow you to transfer data files between your personal computer and your web hosting account without needing to work with an FTP tool. You can pull files from your PC and drop them in your Online Control Panel with a mouse–click by using a safe SSL connection.
The drag’n’drop feature is incorporated into the Online Control Panel, which means you don’t have to set up any third party software pack to apply it. It will also work on all popular Operating Systems, so all you have to do to employ it is sign in to your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
View all of the readily available file control possibilities with a click of the mouse
Because of the right–click menus that we have put into the File Manager, you will be able to modify all of your files incredibly easy. Just click on a file or folder and from the panel which will show up, find the activity that you’d like. You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any selected file. When you click on a folder, furthermore, you will view the option to create a new sub–folder or file within it.
If you select numerous files or folders, it is possible to use the exact same measures for all of them simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Compared with nearly all file management interfaces and FTP clients, the BMC Web Hosting.Net Online Control Panel provides a way to archive/unarchive files considerably faster. It is simple to operate. To have a folder reduced into a compact size, just choose it and then click the Compress button. To unwrap the belongings of an archived folder in your web hosting account, select it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager uses various file extensions, such as .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The best method to change your files
Our File Manager helps you to alter your files on the web hosting server and never have to download, change and re–upload them. It is possible to customize your files instantly on the Internet, making use of the integrated editors. You will find a code editor with syntax highlighting for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and then a regular text editor for the more expert customers.
You can access every single file editor when using the right–click contextual menus. All of the adjusts made to the files are reflected instantly online – you’ll be able to directly examine them within your browser.
A logical folder structure
Your files sorted with an easy–to–use manner
Each of the files in your hosting account are separated into folders. Every host does have its primary directory, that follows the file hierarchy that you have selected. In this way, it is simple to manage all of your current hosts in one place without the probability of becoming lost or confused.
By standard, you will see all the hosts mentioned in a table and if you click once over a given host, you will observe all the sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking two times, you are going to go to a webpage which is devoted to that host only. One other way to load the folder associated with a certain host and to work with it exclusively, is by using the drop–down menu near the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Command your files with only a click of the mouse
The BMC Web Hosting.Net File Manager has been developed in such a manner to help you feel like making use of the file explorer on your personal computer. It provides a way to drag your files and to drop them with a preferred location and indicates all the available edit opportunities upon clicking the right mouse button. At the same time, the tool contains an incorporated file preview option and various file editors that will help you modify your files quickly directly from your Online Control Panel.
Additionally, we’ve included a collection of file management posts and how–to video clips to guide you to fairly quickly find out how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change a number of files at the same time
It’s easy to handle numerous files all at once making use of the multi–selection ability of the BMC Web Hosting.Net File Manager. Everything you need to do is just hold down the Control key and then click on the files or folders that you would like to pick. If you wish to choose a selection of files/folders in a row immediately, click the first file/folder, click the Shift key and afterwards click on the very last file or folder in the set.
If you have chosen the required files/folders, you can drag them to an alternative place, or apply diverse activities to them using the right–click contextual menu or the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to take care of your details
If you want to password–secure a folder within your web site, you have got to make an .htaccess file by hand. Expectedly, this is time–absorbing and complex if you are not well–trained in Linux hosting. With the File Manager, you can make a password–secured directory and conceal all of its contents from the regular users with just a handful of mouse–clicks.
All you need to execute is right–click a directory, opt for Password Protection and after that click the Add selection. Then simply select a login name and a password. No further setup is needed and there is no need to manage an .htaccess file. Our system will manage every thing for you.