With the Big Green Host Hosting Control Panel, you will have access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll help you to quickly take care of all of your sites with no need to resort to an FTP software. You can publish data files over a protected connection by simply dragging them into the browser. Furthermore, you could speedily archive and unarchive data files and directories, set password–protected locations, modify data file permissions and so much more. Check out the features found in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Publish files without difficulty
Moving files between your personal computer and any of your sites is now fast and simple, because of the drag–and–drop feature available from the File Manager. You could drag files from your computer and drop them in the Hosting Control Panel via secure SSL communication. That’s it. It requires a few seconds to publish a file and slightly longer for the bigger data files and folders.
It is not necessary to put in any third party software package or web browser add–ons. The drag’n’drop capability included in the File Manager operates equally efficiently on all popular OS’s.
Right–click context menus
All of the file control choices at your fingertips
We have always given our best to make the File Manager as user–friendly as it can be, so you’ll be able to make modifications for your files. Apart from the normal control bar at the top of the web page, we have now furthermore put in right–click context menus with all the basic file managing options. Click on a file or directory and choose the activity that you’d like from the selection that will turn up.
You can actually rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose with simply a mouse–click. When you click a directory, you should also set up a new directory or file inside it.
The right–click choices are also available any time you pick multiple files or folders simultaneously.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
Not like the majority of file management user interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Big Green Host Hosting Control Panel provides an option to archive/unarchive files faster. It is uncomplicated. To have a folder shrunk into a small size, just choose it and click on the Compress button. To unwrap the items in an archived directory in your account, pick it and click on the Extract button. The File Manager works with various file extensions, such as .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Revise files straight from your Hosting Control Panel
With the File Manager it is easy to manage your files directly on the net making use of many of the in–built software instruments. The text editor reveals the files in a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax highlighting for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor makes it possible to preview your modifications as they show up online. Also, all changes which you come up with and keep will be demonstrated instantaneously on the net, in order for you to preview them with your browser and get back to make extra edits, in case you are not happy with the result.
You do not have to download your files, to edit them with your machine and then to re–upload them back in your website hosting account. All of the editors are found via the buttons near the top of the file table or from the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files organized in a convenient method
When you’re managing several sites at the same time, it’s crucial for you to have every little thing organized. With some other File Managers, modifying a multitude of websites in the exact same website hosting account can be extremely tricky. Using the File Manager, you’ll see that it’s in fact pretty simple. Every site features its own directory, which you’ll immediately acknowledge, including all of the files related to the specified site are situated there.
And also to make everything even easier, you will find there’s a drop–down menu where it’s easy to pick on exactly which host you would like to work inside the File Manager. Our clever system will lead you there in no time.
A user–friendly interface
Handle your data with only a click of the mouse
The Big Green Host File Manager was created in such a manner as to make you feel just like handling the file explorer on your desktop. It provides you with a possibility to drag your files and to drop them with a preferred area and indicates all of the available modification alternatives on clicking the right computer mouse button. Additionally, the tool boasts an in–built file preview option as well as other file editors that will assist you revise your files live straight from your Hosting Control Panel.
Also, we’ve listed a number of file management articles and how–to video tutorials to help you out quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust a lot of files concurrently
It is easy to make use of a huge amount of files concurrently when using the multi–selection capacity of the Big Green Host File Manager. All you have to do is hold down the Control key and click on the files or directories that you want to pick. In order to pick a variety of files/folders in a row immediately, pick the first file/folder, hold down the Shift key after which click on the last file or folder inside the collection.
When you have selected the desired files/folders, you can either drag them to a specific location, or employ a variety of activities to them when using the right–click context menu as well as the buttons near the top of the file table.
1–click password protection options
The simplest way to secure your details
Password protection is the best way for you to constrain the accessibility to a particular component of your site you do not wish to be seen to everyone. For example, this might be a safe and secure members’ place or, perhaps an area with copyrighted data that you like exclusively selected people to access.
From the File Manager you are able to password–secure your site as well as a specific folder within it with a click of the mouse. Simply right–click a folder, choose Password Protection and define the user name and also password. It is not necessary to manage .htaccess files as well as to try to make any additional adjustments. From now on, simply the website visitors that have your username and password will gain access to your site.