Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client substitutes, online file managers have always been sluggish and poorly featured. Nonetheless, with the File Manager featured in the JacalWebHosting Hosting Control Panel, you will not only employ a quick, responsive and time and effort saving file administration software, but also a software tool that will make a third–party FTP application unnecessary. Consider several of the characteristics that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The simplest way to upload files
Submitting data files with an FTP client is an obsolete and really unsafe way of transferring files from your desktop machine or notebook to a server. By reason of this, we have included drag & drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Just drag the data files that you need to publish from your desktop computer into your web browser and they’ll begin to upload in your hosting profile over a protected SSL communication.
You don’t need to deploy any additional computer software, browser add–ons or programs. The drag & drop function performs equally well on Windows, Linux or Mac.
Right–click context menus
All file control options at hand
We’ve given our best to make your File Manager as intuitive as it can be, so you’ll be able to make adjustments for your files. Besides the common control bar towards the top of the page, we have additionally integrated right–click contextual menus with all the current basic file administration possibilities. Just click on a file or folder and choose the actions you want within the collection which will pop up.
You are able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose with merely a click of the mouse. Should you click a directory, additionally you can establish a new directory or file in it.
The right–click choice is conveniently obtainable whenever you pick numerous files or folders simultaneously.
Make use of massive files efficiently
Thanks to the built in archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager lets you use substantial files never having to use FTP. You can shrink a folder to a lightweight size by simply clicking on the Compress button or access the items in an archived directory using the Extract button. When compressing a folder or a range of files, you will be able to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and the title of the archive file.
Integrated file editors
Zero third–party software is needed
We’ve incorporated a pair of file editors within the Hosting Control Panel to assist you make quick and easy improvements in your files without the need to apply any third–party software. Inside the File Manager you’ll find a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you keep an eye on all the changes that you make in real time, a code editor which includes syntax emphasizing for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and a plain text editor for more expert customers. All the changes you create and save will be reflected right away on the web.
You can access the file editors using the buttons near the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking a selected file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All of your files organized with an uncomplicated manner
When you’re managing a range of sites simultaneously, it is highly recommendable for you to have everything structured. With many other File Managers, editing several sites within the same website hosting account could be very difficult. Using the File Manager, you will find that it’s in fact quite easy. Every website has its own folder, that you’ll right away identify, including all of the files related to the given site are situated there.
And then to make things even easier, we have a drop–down menu from where you can quickly select on exactly which web host you wish to work inside the File Manager. Our smart system will lead you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager devised for people
Most web File Managers are slow–moving and difficult to apply. They have reduced functions and typically are not really user–friendly. We hope to transform that through the JacalWebHosting File Manager. It was built to be intuitive and to seem like an item you already know – the File Manager on your computer.
All of its capabilities, the drag’n’drop file upload solutions, the right–click context menus, the built–in file editors, etcetera exist for a single reason – to help make handling your site(s) a lot easier.
Work with multiple files
Transform multiple files simultaneously
With the JacalWebHosting File Manager, it’s possible to pick a lot of files or folders like you do on your laptop or computer. Simply press the Control (Command for Mac) key and click on the desired files/folders. In case you would like, to select a large amount of files/folders at once, simply click one file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
When you have selected all the files that you need, you’ll be able to drag them into a different location, or use the right–click context menu to see an index of the available activities.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to shield your information
There’s a single typical approach to safeguard a directory using a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technologically qualified sufficiently, you’ll have difficulty carrying it out by yourself. To help with making things easy, we have included a convenient–to–use password protection user interface to the File Manager obtainable within the Hosting Control Panel.
To use this option, just right–click on a folder and choose Password Protection. After that fill out the login name plus the password that you like to make use of and press the button. That’s all. Now the picked folder is going to be concealed from the public eye and will also be accessible to approved users.