Applied as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client substitutes, web–based file managers have always been slow and poor in capabilities. Nonetheless, using the File Manager built in the DG Host Web Control Panel, you won’t just have a quick, intuitive and user–friendly file management software, but also an app that will make a third–party FTP program unneeded. Have a look at some of the features that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least complicated method to publish data files
Publishing files with an FTP tool is an obsolete and really insecure way of shifting files from your personal computer to a server. That’s why, we have included drag’n’drop file publish support in the File Manager. Just drag the data files that you need to upload from your desktop computer into your web browser and they’ll start to publish in your web hosting profile through a protected SSL communication.
You don’t need to deploy any additional software pack, browser add–ons or apps. The drag–and–drop feature works just as well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
All of the file administration choices at your disposal
We have aimed to make File Manager as easy–to–use as it can be, so it is easy to make alterations for your files. Besides the typical command bar towards the top of the webpage, we have now furthermore included right–click context menus with the fundamental file control choices. Simply click on a file or folder and choose the activity you want from the selection which will appear.
You can easily rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you choose with merely a click of the mouse. If you click on a folder, you can also generate a completely new directory or file in it.
The right–click choice is available as well when you choose many different files or folders simultaneously.
Manage large files effortlessly
On account of the in–built archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager will allow you to work with big files and not having to use FTP. You are able to shrink a folder to a lightweight size by clicking on the Compress button or get the contents of an archived folder by using the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory or a range of files, it’s possible to choose the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) and also the title of the archive file.
Integrated file editors
Zero third party applications are needed
We have integrated a number of file editors in the Web Control Panel to guide you generate quick and easy adjustments in your files without the need to make use of any third–party applications. With the File Manager you’ll find a WYSIWYG editor that can help you keep an eye on all the recent changes that you come up with immediately, a code editor which includes syntax displaying for your .JS or .PHP files, in addition to a plain text editor for more experienced users. All the changes you create and save will be shown straight away on the Internet.
You have access to the file editors making use of the buttons near the top of the file table and / or by right–clicking any file/folder.
A logical folder structure
All your files sorted out with an intuitive manner
The File Manager displays all files and directories using a simple to implement alphabetical order. All the files pertaining to the various hosts are arranged inside individual directories that are named following their particular domains, so that you can effectively acknowledge them. This is actually useful when you are maintaining several web sites simultaneously. There isn’t any opportunity to stray or to feel really bewildered among the plethora of data files and folders within your account.
To get into the files under a specific host, simply pick it within the drop–down navigation at the top of the file table. As an alternative, you can easily double–click on its directory and you are at once sent to a table showing its files only.
A user–friendly interface
Control your files with merely a click
The DG Host File Manager is developed in such a manner to help you feel just like using the services of the file explorer on your desktop. It has a way to drag your files and then to drop them in a preferred area and displays all of the available modification options after clicking the right computer mouse button. Additionally, the tool carries an inbuilt file preview solution and various file editors that will help you change your files instantly from your Web Control Panel.
Furthermore, we’ve included a collection of file management articles and how–to video clips so that you can rather quickly find out how to work with the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change different files simultaneously
It’s easy to handle numerous files concurrently when using the multi–selection capability of the DG Host File Manager. All you have to do is press the Control key and then click on the files or directories that you want to pick. Should you want to select a number of files/folders in a row simultaneously, pick the first file/folder, click the Shift key after which choose the final file or folder within the collection.
When you have chosen the desired files/folders, you may either drag them to an alternative spot, or apply different activities to them making use of right–click contextual menu or the buttons at the top of the file table.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to secure your details
To password–secure a directory within your web site, you will need to configure an .htaccess file by yourself. However, this is time–absorbing and sophisticated if you are not a specialist in Linux web hosting. When using the File Manager, you may create a password–protected directory and conceal all its contents from any users with a few mouse–clicks.
What you need to undertake is right–click a folder, pick Password Protection and click the Add selection. After that simply indicate a user name as well as a security password. No extra setup is necessary and there is no reason to contend with an .htaccess file. Our system will manage every little thing for you.