Used as FTP client alternatives, online file managers have always been sluggish and poor in features. Nevertheless, with the File Manager featured in the Electron Storm Web Site Control Panel, you won’t only have a quick, responsive and easy–to–use file administration client, but also a software tool that will make an external FTP software unnecessary. Consider a few of the capabilities that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add files effortlessly
Moving files between your desktop computer and any of your web pages is right now quick and easy, thanks to the drag–and–drop functionality provided by the File Manager. You can drag files from your notebook or computer and drop them in the Web Site Control Panel via secure SSL connection. That’s all. It requires a few seconds to publish a file and a bit longer for the larger data files and folders.
You don’t have to put in any third–party software or browser addons. The drag–and–drop feature included in the File Manager operates equally well on all leading OS’s.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file administration options at hand
We’ve given our best to make your File Manager as user–friendly as it could possibly be, so you can make alterations to your files. In addition to the regular command bar towards the top of the page, we have now in addition put in right–click contextual menus with the common file management possibilities. Just click on a file or folder and select the action that you want from the collection that will turn up.
You can actually rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide with only a mouse–click. If you click a folder, you should also generate a completely new directory or file within it.
The right–click choices are conveniently obtainable when you choose different files or folders at once.
Archive or extract archive files in seconds
As opposed to a large number of file management user interfaces and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the Electron Storm Web Site Control Panel provides a solution to archive/unarchive files quicker. It is well–designed. To get a folder reduced to a lightweight size, just select it and click on the Compress button. To unwrap the items in an archived folder inside your web hosting account, select it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager uses a variety of file extensions, which include .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Manage files directly from your Web Site Control Panel
Through the File Manager it is easy to change your files directly on the Internet working with the included instruments. The text editor shows the files in a plain text formatting, the code editor features syntax accentuating for one’s .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor really helps you to see your edits when they show up live. Any changes that you create and keep can be displayed immediately on the Internet, in order for you to review them in your own browser and go back to make more changes, in case you are not happy with the result.
There is no need to download any files whatsoever, to modify them on your machine and then to re–upload them into your website hosting account. All the editors are found using the buttons at the top of the file table or through the right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged in an intuitive way
Each of the files in your cloud hosting account are neatly organized into directories. Every web host features its own primary directory, that uses the file structure that you’ve selected. This way, it is really simple to maintain all your hosts in one location without chance of getting lost or confused.
By default, you will see all the hosts conveniently indexed in a table and when you click once over a specific host, you will see the whole set of sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking two times, you will go to a web page which is devoted to that host exclusively. A further way to load the folder related to a given host and to work with it solely, is to use the drop–down menu at the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager designed for real people
Working with all of your files is intuitive and simple using the Electron Storm Web Site Control Panel. You will get a file management setting that’s very close to your desktop PC’s file explorer. It is possible to drag & drop files and deal with them with a right mouse–click. With the internal preview option, you will observe pics in the same way they will be on the Internet, and throughout the included file editors you can easily make corrections in your files live.
If you would like help managing your files, you’ll be able to consult the enormous variety of posts and how–to educational videos, which you can access with just a mouse–click.
Work with multiple files
Adjust a number of files concurrently
Using the Electron Storm File Manager, you can actually pick out many different files or folders like you do on your desktop computer or notebook. Just hold down the Control (Command for Mac) key and then click the desired files/folders. If you would like, to select lots of files/folders at the same time, simply click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any file or folder.
Once you have chosen each of the files that you require, you are able to drag them into a pre–selected folder, or make use of the right–click context menu to check out a summary of the available features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The easiest way to guard your data
There’s a single widespread way for you to protect a folder using a pass word – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you aren’t technically skilled enough, you will have difficulties doing the work all by yourself. To generate things straightforward, we’ve integrated a user–friendly password protection interface to the File Manager obtainable within the Web Site Control Panel.
To employ this option, simply right–click on a directory and pick Password Protection. Then submit the username plus the password that you’ll want to make use of and click on the button. That’s it. The picked directory is concealed from the regular website visitors and will be available just to previously approved visitors.