When using the HostCover Site Control Panel, you will get access to our feature–rich File Manager. It’ll make it easier to speedily control your websites with no need to resort to an FTP software. You can upload data files through a protected connection by pulling them into the browser. Furthermore, you can instantly archive and unarchive files and directories, create password–protected areas, modify file permissions and so much more. Go through the characteristics contained in our File Manager.
Drag–and–drop file uploads
Add data files without trouble
Transferring data files between your computer and any of your web pages is now fast and simple, thanks to the drag’n’drop option delivered by the File Manager. You can easily drag files from your desktop machine or notebook and drop them in your Site Control Panel through a secure SSL connection. That’s it. It takes just a few seconds to add a file and a bit longer for bigger data files and directories.
There’s no need to mount any third–party software package or Internet browser add–ons. The drag–and–drop capability found in the File Manager performs just as well on all major operating systems.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file management possibilities in front of you
We have tried to make your File Manager as intuitive as feasible, so it is possible to come up with changes to your files. In addition to the traditional control bar towards the top of the web page, we have furthermore introduced right–click contextual menus with the general file management options. Just click on a file or directory and select the actions you’d like to have through the collection that will pop up.
You can actually rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide on with merely a click of the mouse. Should you click a folder, also you can make a different directory or file inside it.
The right–click option is conveniently obtainable any time you pick different files or folders at once.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Unlike the majority of file management user interfaces and FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the HostCover Site Control Panel features an option to archive/unarchive files considerably faster. It is simple to operate. To get a directory shrunk to a small size, just select it and click on the Compress button. To open the contents of an archived folder inside your web hosting account, select it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager supports a variety of file extensions, for example .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
The most rapid solution to alter your files
The File Manager permits you to edit your files directly on the web server without having to download, modify after which re–upload them. You are able to update your files directly on the Internet, working with the inbuilt editors. We supply a code editor equipped with syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, and then a standard text editor for more competent end users.
You can access every file editor using the right–click contextual menus. All alterations made to the files are reflected instantaneously online – you can easily directly preview them within the browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files sorted inside a simple to use way
When you’re in charge of a number of web sites concurrently, it is crucial for you to have everything sorted out. With many other File Managers, revising a range of web sites in the same hosting account is quite difficult. Using our File Manager, you’ll find that it’s in fact pretty simple. Each site has its own folder, that you can quickly acknowledge, including all of the files related to the given web site are situated there.
And then to make things even easier, you will find there’s a drop–down menu where you can quickly pick on exactly which host you would like to work inside the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager made for real people
Making use of all of your files is intuitive and effortless using the HostCover Site Control Panel. You’ll get a file control setting that is not far from your desktop PC’s file explorer. You are able to drag & drop files and deal with them with a right click of the mouse. Thanks to the internal review option, you will observe pics in the same way they will be on the Internet, and throughout the designed file editors you could make changes to your files live.
If you would like support maintaining your files, you can easily consult the large selection of posts and how–to instructional videos, which you can get with just a click of the mouse.
Work with multiple files
Transform many different files simultaneously
The File Manager can help you save a plenty of time whenever using numerous files. You’ll be able to pick different files at the same time and use a preferred action to them just like you do on your laptop or computer. To select random files at the same time, just click the Control key, and to choose a number of nearby files, press the Shift key. It’s that easy.
When you have picked the files, you can actually automatically transfer them to another spot when using the drag–and–drop option. By making use of the right–click context menu and the buttons on top of the file table, you can apply a variety of other activities – you can easily copy, rename, delete, download and revise your files, adjust file permissions, etcetera.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to shield your information
In order to password–secure a directory within your website, you need to make an .htaccess file by yourself. However, this generally is time–demanding and sophisticated if you are not a specialist in website hosting. When using the File Manager, you can make a password–secured directory and conceal all its contents from the regular users with just a few clicks.
What you need to undertake is right–click a folder, go for Password Protection and afterwards click on the Add option. After that just state a login name as well as a password. No extra configuration is necessary and there’s no reason to deal with an .htaccess file. Our platform will manage every thing on your behalf.