All web hosting accounts are handled through a CP and whatever the brand of the latter, you can always find a File Manager tool, which allows you to look at the files you have uploaded in the website hosting account and to carry out simple operations with them, like moving, copying or deleting. Based on the particular tool, there could be more advanced features as well, such as control over permissions and archives. Certain Control Panels are easier to work with compared with others and so are their File Manager sections. As that's the main tool that you'll employ to manage your files, it is important to check in advance what options it comes with and if it shall appeal to you, because a hard-to-use File Manager may be a burden and could make managing your online presence harder.
File Manager in Shared Website Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager included with our shared website hosting
packages will make handling your content as easy as controlling files on your personal computer or notebook. You will be able to drag-and-drop files and folders not just in the account, but also directly from your laptop or computer, so you'll no longer need an FTP client to upload data. What is more, the folder structure will be maintained, so files from different folders will not get mixed. You may also use right-click context menus and access different features. You shall be able to create and extract archives, to create password-protected areas and a lot more. If you'd like to edit files, you may do that via a number of editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you can pick the one which you need and feel most comfortable working with.
File Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our innovative, though easy-to-use File Manager offers you complete control over your content and you won't have any challenges managing the files and folders that you set up or upload to your semi-dedicated server
account, even though you may have never used a web hosting service before. The options it is providing are no more than a couple of clicks away, even the more advanced ones like creating a password-protected folder, setting up or unpacking an archive, modifying UNIX permissions or opening a file in a plain text or an HTML editor. Using right-click context menus, you shall feel like you’re working on your desktop computer. Furthermore, the File Manager supports dragging-and-dropping of files and entire folders - both inside the account and from your PC. With the latter alternative, you can easily upload content directly, which eradicates the need for an FTP client.