Applied as FTP software alternatives, web–based file managers have always been slow and poor in features. Nonetheless, when using the File Manager featured in the Pearce Digital Solutions Website Control Panel, you won’t only employ a rapid, intuitive and user–friendly file supervision interface, but also a software instrument that will make a 3rd party FTP program unnecessary. Have a look at some of the capabilities that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The simplest approach to upload data files
Posting files with an FTP client is an out–of–date and quite an insecure way of switching data files from your personal computer to a server. By reason of this, we have included drag & drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply pull the files that you need to add from your desktop into your browser and they will begin to publish in your website hosting profile over a safe SSL communication.
You don’t need to set up any additional software pack, web browser extensions or programs. The drag–and–drop capability performs just as well on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file control choices readily available
We’ve always given our best to make File Manager as easy–to–use as possible, so you are able to create changes for your files. Aside from the common control bar towards the top of the webpage, we have now furthermore integrated right–click contextual menus with all the current simple file control choices. Just click on a file or folder and choose the action that you want through the selection that will pop up.
It is easy to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you select using a mouse–click. If you click a folder, also you can set up a new folder or file inside it.
The right–click option is conveniently obtainable if you choose numerous files or folders at once.
Manage archives with a click
The File Manager is equipped with an in–built archive/unarchive option to help you to upload big archives and then extract them within your web hosting account within seconds. When compressing a file or folder, it will be easy to decide on the title for the archive that will be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, you’ll be able to compress active folders or files with merely a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive solution available at the File Manager will let you handle enormous files straight from your Website Control Panel. No reason to start using any third–party software such as an FTP client in order to upload a huge file onto your website hosting account or to download any archive to your desktop.
Online file editors
The most rapid method to modify your files
Pearce Digital Solutions’s File Manager lets you alter your files entirely on the web hosting server without having to download, transform and subsequently re–upload them. It is easy to revise your files straight away on the net, by using our in–built editors. We provide you with a code editor using syntax emphasizing for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, along with a standard text editor for more expert customers.
You can access each file editor making use of the right–click contextual menus. All corrections made to the files are reflected immediately online – it is possible to directly preview them in the web browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized in a simple way
The File Manager shows all files and directories in a clear and understandable alphabetical arrangement. All the files related to the various hosts are structured within individual directories which are named following their respective domain names, so that you can easily identify them. This really is useful when you are controlling a variety of sites at the same time. There’s no opportunity to stray or to feel baffled amidst the multitude of data files and directories in your cloud hosting account.
To gain access to the files with a specific host, just choose it from the drop–down navigation at the top of the file table. Alternatively, it’s possible to double–click on its directory and you will be quickly transported to a table listing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager designed for real people
Working with all of your files is instinctive and quick employing the Pearce Digital Solutions Website Control Panel. You are going to have a file administration atmosphere that’s very close to your desktop computer’s file explorer. It is possible to drag & drop files and take care of them with a right mouse–click. Thanks to the internal review solution, you can observe pics just like they will show up on the Internet, and throughout the built–in file editors you could make adjustments in your files live.
If you want help handling your files, you can actually consider the huge selection of posts and how–to training videos, which you could find with simply a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Modify a wide range of files simultaneously
You can easily handle a lot of files at the same time while using the multi–selection capacity of the Pearce Digital Solutions File Manager. All that you should do is just press the Control key and click on the files or folders that you would like to select. Should you want to choose a couple of files/folders in a row at the same time, click on the first file/folder, press the Shift key after which click on the very last file or folder within the selection.
For those who have chosen the wanted files/folders, you may either drag them to an alternative place, or employ various activities to them using the right–click context menu or maybe the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to shield your information
There is one common route to secure a directory using a password – by creating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you aren’t technically qualified enough, you will have difficulty carrying it out all by yourself. To help make things straightforward, we have integrated a straightforward password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible inside the Website Control Panel.
To use this option, simply right–click on a folder and pick Password Protection. Then set the user name as well as the password that you’ll want to implement and click on the button. That’s it. Now the particular directory is undetectable from the general pubic and will also be available to previously approved account holders.