Used as FTP software substitutes, web file management tools have always been sluggish and poor in capabilities. However, when using the File Manager featured in the Cowboy Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just employ a fast, responsive and easy–to–use file supervision client, but also an application that will make a third–party FTP application unneeded. Take a look at some of the features that we have integrated into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Upload files without difficulty
Transferring files between your desktop machine and any of your sites is now easy and quick, thanks to the drag–and–drop functionality provided by the File Manager. You could drag data files from your laptop or computer and drop them in your Hosting Control Panel via secure SSL communication. That’s it. It will take seconds to upload a data file and a little bit longer for larger files and directories.
You don’t have to add any third party computer software or Internet browser plugins. The drag’n’drop feature included in the File Manager works equally efficiently on all main operating systems.
Right–click context menus
All of the file managing options at hand
We have given our best to make File Manager as easy–to–use as it can be, so you’re able to create adjustments to your files. Aside from the normal control bar towards the top of the web page, we have now furthermore integrated right–click contextual menus with all the general file control choices. Simply click on a file or folder and choose the action that you like through the collection which will turn up.
It is easy to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose with only a mouse–click. If you click a folder, it’s also possible to create a different directory or file within it.
The right–click choices are available as well at the time you choose multiple files or folders at once.
Maintain archives with just a click of the mouse
The File Manager provides an inbuilt archive/unarchive option that may help you upload enormous archives and then extract them in your account blazingly fast. When compressing a file or folder, you’ll be able to decide on the title for the archive that is to be created along with its extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Additionally, it will be straightforward to archive current folders or files with a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive alternative provided by the File Manager enables you to use large files right from your Hosting Control Panel. No need to apply any third–party software for instance an FTP client in order to upload a substantial file in your account or download an archive in your desktop.
Online file editors
Change files straight from your Hosting Control Panel
With the File Manager it is easy to change your files directly on the net when using many of the built–in software instruments. The text editor reveals the files with a plain text format, the code editor features syntax emphasizing for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor lets you to view your edits when they show up online. Any changes that you create and keep can be displayed instantaneously on the net, in order for you to review them in your Internet browser and go back to make more modifications, if unhappy.
You don’t have to download any files whatsoever, to change them with your PC and then to re–upload them back to your web hosting account. All the editors are available through 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 straightforward manner
All the files in your website hosting account are neatly arranged into directories. Each host features its own main directory, which follows the file hierarchy that you’ve pre–set. In this way, it is really straightforward to take care of all your hosts in one place with no probability of becoming lost or confused.
By default, you will see each of the hosts mentioned in a table and if you click once on a given host, you will see the whole set of sub–folders and files pertaining to it. By clicking on twice, you will go to a page which is devoted to that host alone. One other way to load the folder pertaining to a given host and to use it solely, is using the drop–down menu towards the top of the primary File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Manage your files with only a mouse–click
The Cowboy Web Hosting File Manager has been developed in such a way to help you feel like making use of the file explorer on your computer. It provides you with an option to drag your files and then to drop them in a desired location and displays all of the readily available edit opportunities on clicking the right mouse button. Additionally, the tool boasts an integrated file preview solution and other file editors that can assist you modify your files quickly directly from your Hosting Control Panel.
Additionally, we have bundled a group of file management articles and how–to video tutorials to guide you rather quickly find out how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Modify many different files concurrently
When using the Cowboy Web Hosting File Manager, you can choose an array of files or folders like you do on your desktop computer or notebook. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the required files/folders. If you’d like, to select multiple files/folders at once, click on one file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
Once you’ve picked all of the files that you require, it’s possible to drag them to a pre–selected location, or take advantage of the right–click context menu to view a list of the accessible features.
1–click password protection options
The easiest method to take care of your data
Password protection is the foremost technique to limit the means to access a certain component of your site you don’t want to be seen to every one. For example, this might be a safe members’ area or, perhaps an area with copyrighted data that you want just certain people to get into.
From your File Manager you can password–protect your web site or a specified directory inside it with a mouse–click. Simply right–click a directory, select Password Protection and fill out your username as well as pass word. There’s no need to take care of .htaccess files as well as to try to make any extra configurations. In the future, only the visitors that have your user name and password will be able to access your site.