Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web–based file managers have always been slow and poor in capabilities. However, with the File Manager included in the Heartland Web Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just have a speedy, responsive and easy–to–use file administration software, but also a software instrument that will make a 3rd party FTP application unnecessary. Have a look at a few of the capabilities that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The most effective way to upload data files
Submitting files with an FTP tool is an obsolete and really insecure way of switching data files from your desktop computer or laptop to a hosting server. That’s why, we have included drag’n’drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply pull the data files that you need to upload from your PC into your browser and they will start to upload in your hosting profile over a risk–free SSL communication.
You don’t need to set up any extra software package, web browser add–ons or apps. The drag–and–drop function operates just as well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
Handle all files with a mouse–click
The vast majority of File Managers include all of the activities you can conduct with a file or folder at the top of the page. We feel this is not user–friendly enough. Thanks to the File Manager, you have access to all of the file administration options at the time you right–click a file or directory. This option is also valid for a lot of files/folders.
It is easy to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete every file or folder you decide on with merely a click of the mouse.
Manage archives with simply a click of the mouse
The File Manager is equipped with a built–in archive/unarchive option to assist you submit huge archives and extract them in your account in seconds. The moment compressing a file or folder, it will be easy to select the title of the archive which is to be created as well as its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Also, it will be easy to compress current files or folders with only a click of the mouse.
The archive/unarchive solution provided by the File Manager permits you to work with massive files directly from your Control Panel. No need to employ any third party software for example an FTP client so as to upload a big file onto your account or to download any kind of archive to your desktop.
Online file editors
Modify files straight from your Control Panel
Through the File Manager you can modify your files directly online making use of any of the inbuilt software instruments. The text editor reveals the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor provides syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor helps to see your modifications while they show up online. Also, all changes you generate and keep can be displayed straight away online, which enables you to examine them within your web browser and go back to make further edits, in case you are not happy with the result.
It is not necessary to download your files, to edit them through your desktop and to re–upload them back in your account. Each of the editors are accessible via the buttons at the top of the file table or from the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files structured in a convenient method
When you are working with several web sites at the same time, it is vital that you have every little thing sorted. With other File Managers, modifying several web sites inside the same website hosting account is quite challenging. With our File Manager, you’ll find that it is actually really simple. Every web site has its own directory, that you’ll at once recognize, including all of the files related to the specific web site can be found there.
And then to make things so much easier, we have a drop–down navigation from which it’s easy to pick on which host you would like to work in the File Manager. Our intelligent system will lead you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Command your files with simply a click of the mouse
The Heartland Web Hosting File Manager has been designed in such a manner to make you feel like using the file explorer on your desktop. It provides a way to drag your files and then to drop them with a preferred location and displays all the accessible modification options on clicking the right mouse button. Furthermore, the tool has an in–built file preview option and various file editors that will assist you manage your files quickly directly from your Control Panel.
Furthermore, we’ve enclosed a collection of file management posts and how–to video clips to assist you rather quickly find out how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust many files concurrently
Our File Manager can save you a plenty of time when you use numerous files. It is easy to select different files at the same time and apply a desired action to them exactly like you do with your notebook or computer. To select arbitrary files simultaneously, simply click the Control key, and to select a collection of adjacent files, use the Shift key. It is that simple.
After getting chosen the files, you are able to automatically transfer them to a different place using the drag & drop option. With the help of the right–click context menu and also the buttons above the file table, you can actually apply a variety of other actions – you are able to copy, rename, delete, download and alter your files, change file permissions, etcetera.
1–click password protection options
The ultimate way to protect your information
Password protection is the perfect route to control the accessibility to an important element of your website that you don’t plan to be seen to everyone. As an example, this could be a secure members’ spot or an area with copyrighted data that you would like exclusively certain people to reach.
In the File Manager you can actually password–guard your site or possibly a selected folder inside it with only a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a folder, pick Password Protection and define your username and also security password. It is not necessary to deal with .htaccess files or generate any other adjustments. In the future, merely the site visitors that have your user name and password will access your web site.