We provide you with a drag–and–drop File Manager, featuring a range of handy applications like a built–in image viewer and an array of file writers. You can make instantaneous uploads, archive/unarchive data files, modify permissions and considerably more. The tools are well–organized and very easy to use with large action control keys and right–click context navigation. Check out the diverse apps and capabilities built–in the AlexHost.UK File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload files without trouble
Moving data files between your PC and any of your web pages is now easy and quick, thanks to the drag’n’drop functionality available from the File Manager. You can easily drag data files from your laptop or computer and drop them in the Web Hosting Control Panel through a secure SSL connection. That’s it. It requires just a few seconds to publish a file and a little bit longer for the larger files and folders.
It is not necessary to set up any third party computer software or Internet browser add–ons. The drag’n’drop capability included in the File Manager performs just as well on all leading OS’s.
Right–click context menus
All file management options at your fingertips
We have aimed to make your File Manager as intuitive as feasible, so you’ll be able to make alterations to your files. Apart from the traditional command bar towards the top of the webpage, we have additionally included right–click context menus with all the common file management possibilities. Just click on a file or folder and choose the action that you want from the list which will turn up.
You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide with simply a mouse–click. When you click on a folder, you can also establish a new folder or file in it.
The right–click choice is available as well when you select multiple files or folders at once.
Manage massive files efficiently
Thanks to the built in archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager really helps to handle big files and not having to use FTP. It is easy to shrink a folder into a small size by simply clicking on the Compress button or gain access to the items in an archived directory using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory as well as a couple of files, it is also possible to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) in addition to the name of one’s archive file.
Online file editors
Modify files directly from your Web Hosting Control Panel
With the File Manager you can easily revise your files directly online when using the inbuilt software instruments. The text editor shows the files with a plain text file format, the code editor provides syntax emphasizing for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and the WYSIWYG editor allows you to preview your modifications while they appear online. Any changes which you generate and keep are going to be displayed at once on the world wide web, so that you can examine them in your web browser and get back to create more edits, in case you are not satisfied with the result.
There is no need to download any files, to change them in your machine and to re–upload them into your hosting account. All of the editors are accessible via the buttons at the top of the file table or at the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
All your files arranged in a simple to use way
All of the files in your cloud hosting account are arranged into directories. Each web host has its own main directory, that uses the file structure which you have selected. This way, it is straightforward to handle all of your current hosts from one place with no probability of becoming lost or puzzled.
By default, you’ll see each of the hosts conveniently indexed in a table and when you mouse–click once over a given host, you will observe the whole set of sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking on two times, you will visit a webpage which is focused on that host alone. A different way to open the folder related to a particular host and also to work with it exclusively, is using the drop–down menu at the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for real people
Making use of your files is user–friendly and easy to do making use of AlexHost.UK Web Hosting Control Panel. You will have a file administration environment that is very close to your desktop computer’s file explorer. You’ll be able to drag & drop files and handle all of them with a right mouse–click. With the internal preview option, you will observe graphics just like they will show up online, and via the integrated file editors you could make adjustments in your files instantly.
If you’d like guidance taking care of your files, you are able to consult the large number of posts and how–to video clips, which you can get with simply a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Transform numerous files at the same time
It is easy to work with a large number of files simultaneously using the multi–selection ability of the AlexHost.UK File Manager. All you should do is just hold down the Control key and then click on the files or directories that you would like to select. If you want to choose a collection of files/folders in a row immediately, pick the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key and afterwards pick the last file or folder within the set.
For those who have chosen the desired files/folders, you may either drag them to a specific place, or implement a variety of activities to them when using the right–click context menu as well as the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to guard your data
There’s a single typical technique to protect a folder with a password – by creating an .htaccess file. If, however, you aren’t technically qualified sufficiently, you’ll have issues performing it all by yourself. To make things simple for you, we have designed a user–friendly password protection interface to the File Manager available in the Web Hosting Control Panel.
To employ this option, simply right–click on a directory and pick Password Protection. Then decide on the username plus the pass word that you would like to implement and press the button. That’s all. The picked directory will be concealed by the regular website visitors and will be accessible to authorized users.