Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client alternatives, web–based file managers have always been slow and poorly featured. Nonetheless, using the File Manager built in the Anakin Webhosting Web Control Panel, you won’t only have a speedy, responsive and easy–to–use file administration interface, but also an instrument that will make a third party FTP application unnecessary. Consider some of the characteristics that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least difficult approach to publish files
Submitting data files with an FTP client is an obsolete and quite an insecure way of switching data files from your computer to a web hosting server. Because of this, we have integrated drag’n’drop file upload support in the File Manager. Just drag the data files that you want to publish from your desktop computer into your web browser and they will start to publish in your website hosting account over a risk–free SSL connection.
You don’t have to set up any additional computer software, browser add–ons or apps. The drag & drop capability performs just as well on Windows, Mac or Linux.
Right–click context menus
View all the easily accessible file control possibilities with simply a click of the mouse
Due to the right–click menus that we have included on the File Manager, you will be able to edit your files easier than ever. Simply click on a file or directory and through the pop–up panel, pick the activity you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete just about any chosen file. If you click on a folder, additionally, you will see the option to establish a new sub–folder or file within it.
If you select multiple files or folders, it is possible to apply the exact same procedures to all of them at the same time.
Control archives with simply a click of the mouse
The File Manager is equipped with a built in archive/unarchive solution that will help you upload huge archives and then extract them into your account in the blink of an eye. When compressing a file or directory, you’ll be able to select the name of the archive which will be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. At the same time, it will be easy to archive current files or folders with simply a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive option available from the File Manager will allow you to use huge files straight from your Web Control Panel. You don’t have to make use of any third–party software for example an FTP client in an effort to upload a big file to your web hosting account or to download any kind of archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
The quickest solution to customize your files
Anakin Webhosting’s File Manager allows you to modify your files directly on the web server never having to download, transform after which re–upload them. You can actually revise your files straight away on the Internet, employing our inbuilt editors. We offer a code editor offering syntax highlighting for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, as well as a standard text editor for more competent end users.
You can access each file editor using the right–click contextual menus. All of the alterations produced to the files will be reflected instantly online – you can easily directly preview them within the browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files structured in an intuitive way
The File Manager shows all files and directories in a clear to understand alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files pertaining to the many hosts are structured within separate folders which are named after their individual domain names, which means you can instantly identify them. This is really useful when you are managing a couple of web sites at the same time. There isn’t any possibility to get lost or to feel bewildered amidst the multitude of files and folders within your web hosting account.
To access the files within a specified host, simply select it in the drop–down options menu near the top of the file table. As an alternative, you can double–click on its directory and you will be immediately sent to a table listing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made for real people
Dealing with your files is user–friendly and effortless using the Anakin Webhosting Web Control Panel. You will enjoy a file management setting that is not far from your desktop machine’s file explorer. You can drag & drop files and control them with a right click of the mouse. Thanks to the built–in review option, you can see photographs just like they will appear online, and via the in–built file editors you can create improvements in your files immediately.
If you would like support managing your files, you’ll be able to make reference to the massive collection of articles and how–to video lessons, which you can access with just a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Adjust multiple files all at once
Anakin Webhosting’s File Manager will save you a lot of time when working with many different files. You can choose multiple files at a time and apply a preferred action for them exactly like you do with your notebook or computer. To pick random files simultaneously, just keep pressed the Control key, and to choose a pair of adjacent files, press the Shift key. It is that simple.
Once you’ve picked the files, you’ll be able to instantly transfer them to another location making use of the drag–and–drop option. By making use of the right–click contextual menu along with the buttons on top of the file table, you are able to use a number of other activities – it is possible to copy, rename, delete, download and edit your files, adjust file permissions, etc.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to guard your details
To password–secure a directory within your web site, you will need to set up an .htaccess file manually. To no surprise, this could be time–absorbing and complex if you’re not a specialist in Linux web hosting. With the File Manager, you can make a password–protected directory and hide all of its contents from any users with just a few mouse–clicks.
Everything you should complete is right–click a directory, opt for Password Protection and after that pick the Add selection. Then just state a user name together with a pass word. No extra configuration is needed and there’s no reason to handle an .htaccess file. Our system will take care of every thing on your behalf.