Used as FTP client alternatives, web–based file management tools have always been slow and poorly featured. Nevertheless, using the File Manager built in the Papua Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel, you will not only have a speedy, intuitive and user–friendly file management software, but also a software tool that will make a 3rd party FTP program unneeded. Take a look at a few of the features that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload files with ease
Transferring data files between your PC and any of your sites is right now easy and quick, because of the drag’n’drop functionality provided by the File Manager. You could drag files from your PC and drop them in the Hosting Control Panel via secure SSL connection. That’s it. It requires a few seconds to publish a file and a bit longer for any bigger data files and directories.
There’s no need to put in any third party software package or Internet browser plug–ins. The drag’n’drop function included in the File Manager performs equally well on all main OS’s.
Right–click context menus
All file control options in front of you
We’ve given our best to make your File Manager as user–friendly as it can be, so it is possible to make alterations for your files. Aside from the standard control bar towards the top of the web page, we have also designed right–click contextual menus with all the basic file control options. Just click on a file or directory and choose the actions that you’d like within the selection that will appear.
You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you select with simply a click of the mouse. When you click a directory, additionally you can make a completely new folder or file within it.
The right–click option is available as well whenever you choose many different files or folders at once.
Maintain archives with only a click
The File Manager provides an in–built archive/unarchive solution to assist you submit enormous archives and then extract them into your website hosting account blazingly fast. When compressing a file or folder, it is possible to select the name of the archive which will be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Furthermore, it is possible to archive current files or folders with merely a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive alternative available from the File Manager means you can make use of substantial files right from your Hosting Control Panel. You don’t have to use any third–party software such as an FTP client so as to upload a big file to your web hosting account or to download any kind of archive to your desktop.
Online file editors
The fastest method to adjust your files
Our File Manager makes it possible for you to change your files directly on the server without having to download, adjust after which re–upload them. You’ll be able to update your files instantly on the net, making use of our included editors. We offer a code editor offering syntax displaying for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, in addition to a regular text editor for the more experienced users.
You can access every single file editor with the right–click contextual menus. All corrections made to the files are shown instantly online – it is possible to directly examine them inside the Internet browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged in a simple to use manner
The File Manager shows all files and directories in a clear to understand alphabetical order. All of the files pertaining to the many hosts are structured into different directories which are titled following their particular domain names, allowing you to efficiently recognize them. This is definitely useful in managing a group of websites at the same time. There isn’t any probability to stray or to feel baffled amidst the great number of data files and folders with your hosting account.
To gain access to the files with a specific host, simply choose it in the drop–down menu at the top of the file table. Additionally, you’ll be able to double–click on its directory and you will be easily transported to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for the people
Most online File Managers are sluggish and difficult to apply. They feature limited options and typically are not really straightforward. We aim to improve that with the Papua Web Hosting File Manager. It’s created to be practical and also to resemble a product you you’re already familiar with – the File Manager on your PC.
All of its features, the drag–and–drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the internal file editors, etcetera are available for a single reason – to help make maintaining your website(s) more simple.
Work with multiple files
Adjust multiple files at the same time
The File Manager will save you a lot of time whenever using many different files. It is possible to pick many different files simultaneously and use a preferred activity to them just like you do in your notebook or computer. To choose random files at the same time, simply press the Control key, and to select a number of adjoining files, use the Shift key. It is that straightforward.
When you have chosen the files, you are able to at once transfer them to a different spot thanks to the drag–and–drop option. By making use of the right–click context menu and also the buttons above the file table, you can actually use a myriad of other activities – it is easy to copy, rename, delete, download and revise your files, alter file permissions, etcetera.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to guard your data
There’s a single common path to guard a directory with a security password – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you aren’t technologically experienced enough, you’ll have difficulties performing it all by yourself. To help with making things easy, we’ve included an intuitive password protection interface to the File Manager readily available inside the Hosting Control Panel.
To make use of the option, simply right–click on a directory and pick Password Protection. Following that set the username and the password that you like to use and press the button. That’s all. Now the particular directory is going to be concealed by the regular website visitors and will also be accessible only to authorized account owners.