Used as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software substitutes, web file management tools have always been slow and poorly featured. Nonetheless, when using the File Manager featured in the BeachBum Hosting Website Control Panel, you won’t only employ a fast, intuitive and easy–to–use file management interface, but also an application that will make an external FTP program unnecessary. Have a look at several of the functions that we have built–into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The easiest method to add files
Importing files with an FTP tool is an outdated and quite an unsafe method for transmitting data files from your personal computer to a server. This is why, we have included drag’n’drop data file upload support in the File Manager. Simply pull the files that you want to upload from your computer into your web browser and they will start to upload in your web hosting profile over a risk–free SSL communication.
There is no need to deploy any additional computer software, web browser plug–ins or apps. The drag & drop feature operates equally well on Windows, Linux or Mac.
Right–click context menus
Discover the whole set of available file management options with only a click
On account of the right–click menus we’ve added to the File Manager, you can change all of your files incredibly easy. Click on a file or directory and through the panel that will appear, pick the action you want. It is possible to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete virtually any chosen file. Should you click on a folder, furthermore, you will see the solution to generate a new sub–folder or file within it.
Whenever you choose many different files or directories, you’ll be able to apply the exact same actions to all of them simultaneously.
Deal with massive files incredibly easily
Thanks to the internal archive/unarchive solution, the File Manager will allow you to make use of substantial files never having to use FTP. You can shrink a directory into a compact size by simply clicking on the Compress button or access the items in an archived directory through the Extract button. Whenever compressing a directory or a collection of files, you are able to decide on the archive extension (.ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ) in addition to the name of the archive file.
Online file editors
Change files straight from your Website Control Panel
With the File Manager you can modify your files instantly on the net using the in–built tools. The text editor displays the files with a plain text formatting, the code editor provides syntax emphasizing for your .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor makes it possible for you to preview your changes while they appear online. All the changes you generate and save can be shown instantly on the net, so that you can review them in your web browser and get back to generate more modifications, if you are not happy with the result.
You don’t have to download any files, to modify them through your PC and to re–upload them back into your web hosting account. All the editors are accessible using the buttons at the top of the file table or through the right–click contextual menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files sorted out inside a convenient–to–use approach
When you’re handling several sites simultaneously, it is crucial for you to have everything arranged. With many other File Managers, revising a great number of web sites in the same website hosting account is extremely challenging. Using the File Manager, you’ll find that it’s actually quite easy. Each site features its own directory, which you can right away recognize, including all of the files pertaining to the given site are situated there.
And also to make everything even easier, you will find a drop–down navigation from which you can quickly choose on exactly which web host you wish to work inside the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Command your data with only a click
The BeachBum Hosting File Manager was made in such a manner as to make you feel just like using the services of the file explorer on your laptop. It has a possibility to drag your files and to drop them inside a desired area and indicates all the obtainable modification alternatives upon clicking the right mouse button. Also, the tool comes with an incorporated file preview solution as well as other file editors that will help you edit your files quickly straight from your Website Control Panel.
In addition, we have included a collection of file management posts and how–to video tutorials so that you can fairly quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Change many different files at the same time
Using the BeachBum Hosting File Manager, you can select an array of files or directories like you do on your desktop computer or notebook. Simply hold down the Control (Command for Mac) key and then click the desired files/folders. In case you’d like, to pick lots of files/folders at once, click a single file/folder, press the Shift key and click on any other file or folder.
Once you have picked all the files that you need, you can drag them into a pre–selected directory, or take advantage of the right–click contextual menu to view a listing of the accessible features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to guard your details
If you’d like to password–secure a directory in your site, you will need to create an .htaccess file by hand. However, this can be time–absorbing and sophisticated if you are not a specialist in Linux web hosting. Using our File Manager, you can create a password–secured folder and conceal all of its items from the visitors with simply a few clicks.
Everything you should execute is right–click a folder, opt for Password Protection and then pick the Add selection. And then just define a username and also a pass word. No supplemental configuration is necessary and there’s no need to manage an .htaccess file. Our system will manage every thing for you.