Used as FTP client substitutes, web–based file managers have always been sluggish and poorly featured. Nevertheless, when using the File Manager integrated in the Flicker Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel, you will not only have a fast, responsive and time and effort saving file management interface, but also an application that will make a third–party FTP program unneeded. Consider several of the options that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least complicated method to upload data files
Importing files with an FTP client is an outdated and quite an insecure way for transmitting data files from your desktop machine or laptop to a web server. This is why, we have included drag & drop file publish support in the File Manager. Simply drag the data files that you want to add from your desktop computer into your browser and they’ll begin to publish in your website hosting account over a secure SSL communication.
You don’t need to set up any extra computer software, browser add–ons or web apps. The drag & drop functionality performs just as well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
Handle your files with a click
The vast majority of File Managers specify all the activities which you can carry out on a file or folder at the top of the page. We think the latter is not intuitive enough. Using the File Manager, you have access to all file administration choices whenever you right–click a file or folder. This option is likewise valid for a number of files/folders.
It is easy to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete every file or directory you select with simply a mouse–click.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Compared with nearly all file management user interfaces and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Flicker Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel has a solution to archive/unarchive files considerably faster. It is really convenient. To have a folder reduced into a compact size, simply pick it and click on the Compress button. To open the contents of an archived folder within your cloud hosting account, choose it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager works with several different file extensions, which include .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Revise files from your Web Hosting Control Panel
With the File Manager it is possible to modify your files instantly on the net by using many of the internal software instruments. The text editor displays the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor has syntax accentuating for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to view your modifications while they appear live. Any changes that you generate and keep can be reflected instantaneously online, in order for you to review them with your Internet browser and go back to create extra edits, if unhappy.
There’s no need to download any files whatsoever, to edit them with your personal computer and then to re–upload them back in your cloud hosting account. All of the editors are available via the buttons near the top of the file table or from your right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged with a simple to use manner
The File Manager shows all of the files and folders in an easy–to–understand alphabetical arrangement. The whole set of files related to the different hosts are arranged within independent folders that are named after their individual domain names, which means you can conveniently recognize them. This is actually useful when you are managing different websites simultaneously. There isn’t any possibility to stray or to feel baffled among the large number of files and folders with your web hosting account.
To reach the files with a host, just choose it in the drop–down navigation near the top of the file table. Alternatively, you can double–click on its folder and you will be quickly brought to a table listing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Manage your files with just a click
The Flicker Hosting File Manager has been developed in such a manner as to make you feel similarly to handling the file explorer on your computer system. It is provided with an option to drag your files and then to drop them inside a preferred area and displays all of the accessible edit options after clicking the right mouse button. In addition, the tool boasts a built in file preview option and various file editors that will help you modify your files live from your Web Hosting Control Panel.
Furthermore, we’ve included a collection of file management posts and how–to educational videos to assist you quickly learn how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change a number of files concurrently
Our File Manager will help you save a lot of time when working with different files. You can choose multiple files at any given time and use a preferred activity to them just like you do in your computer. To pick arbitrary files at the same time, just click the Control key, and to choose a group of adjoining files, press the Shift key. It is that simple.
Once you’ve chosen the files, you can actually automatically transfer them to another location thanks to the drag & drop option. With the help of the right–click context menu and also the buttons above the file table, you’ll be able to apply a number of other activities – you’ll be able to copy, rename, delete, download and revise your files, transform file permissions, and so on.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest method to take care of your details
If you would like to password–protect a folder within your site, you need to make an .htaccess file manually. Having said that, this can be time–consuming and sophisticated if you aren’t an expert in Linux web hosting. Thanks to the File Manager, you can create a password–protected folder and conceal all its contents from any users with simply a handful of clicks.
Everything you need to do is right–click a directory, pick out Password Protection and choose the Add option. After that just specify a username together with a pass word. No additional setup is required and there is no reason to address an .htaccess file. Our platform will take care of every little thing for you.