Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software alternatives, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poor in capabilities. Yet, with the File Manager included in the Swifty Host Web Control Panel, you won’t just have a speedy, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file management client, but also an application that will make an external FTP program unnecessary. Take a look at some of the capabilities that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file upload options
Transfer files to your websites easily
The File Manager in your Web Control Panel boasts a fast, drag–and–drop functionality that will help you transfer data files between your PC and your web hosting account with no need to work with an FTP tool. You could pull data files from your PC and drop them in your Web Control Panel with a mouse–click by using a secure SSL connection.
The drag & drop function is included in the Web Control Panel, so that you don’t need to deploy any third party software to employ it. It also works well on all popular Operating Systems, so all you have to do to use it is log into your File Manager.
Right–click context menus
Control all of your with merely a mouse–click
Most File Managers list all of the activities that one can execute on a file or folder at the top of the webpage. We feel the latter is not intuitive enough. Using the File Manager, you have access to all of the file administration options at the time you right–click a file or directory. This approach is also valid for many different files/folders.
It’s possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you choose with simply a mouse–click.
Manage massive files incredibly easily
Due to the built in archive/unarchive option, the File Manager helps you to handle big files with no need to use FTP. You’re able to shrink a folder into a compact size by clicking on the Compress button or get the belongings in an archived folder through the Extract button. When compressing a directory or multiple files, you’ll be able to select the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and the name of the archive file.
Online file editors
The quickest way for you to adjust your files
Swifty Host’s File Manager will allow you to edit your files entirely on the web hosting server without having to download, transform and afterwards re–upload them. It is easy to customize your files instantly online, using the in–built editors. Our company offers a code editor equipped with syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and also a standard text editor for more experienced customers.
You have access to each file editor making use of the right–click contextual menus. All adjusts made to the files appear at once online – you can directly preview them inside the browser.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted in an uncomplicated approach
The File Manager shows all files and directories in an easy–to–understand alphabetical order. All of the files pertaining to the many hosts are organized into independent folders that are titled following their respective domain names, so that you can instantly recognize them. This really is useful when you are managing a lot of sites at the same time. There isn’t any opportunity to stray or to feel really baffled amidst the many data files and directories within your hosting account.
To get into the files within a specific host, simply choose it from the drop–down menu near the top of the file table. Alternatively, you can double–click on its directory and you’ll be instantly brought to a table listing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for real people
Managing your files is user–friendly and easy to do while using the Swifty Host Web Control Panel. You will experience a file managing atmosphere that is very close to your desktop PC’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag & drop files and handle them with a right click of the mouse. When using the internal review option, you can see pictures exactly like they will appear online, and throughout the bundled file editors you can easily make corrections for your files instantly.
If you want support managing your files, you can consider the big variety of articles and how–to training videos, which you can access using a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Transform many different files all at once
With the Swifty Host File Manager, you are able to choose many files or directories like you do on your desktop computer or notebook. Simply press the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and click on the required files/folders. Or, to choose multiple files/folders at once, simply click one file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
After you have selected all of the files that you need, you’re able to drag them into a specified folder, or use the right–click contextual menu to see an index of the available features.
1–click password protection options
The simplest way to secure your information
Password protection is the foremost method to limit the ways to access a certain element of your site you don’t want to be observable to every one. For example, this can be a safe members’ place or even a location with copyrighted information that you like just particular customers to reach.
From the File Manager you’ll be able to password–secure your web site or a specific directory within it with a click of the mouse. Just right–click a directory, select Password Protection and fill in your user name and pass word. It is not necessary to deal with .htaccess files or to try to make any other configurations. In the future, merely the site visitors that have your user name and pass word will be able to gain access to your website.