Used as FTP software alternatives, web file management tools have always been slow and poor in features. Yet, when using the File Manager integrated in the JDC Hosting Control Panel, you won’t just have a fast, intuitive and easy–to–work–with file managing client, but also an instrument that will make an external FTP program unneeded. Have a look at several of the capabilities that we have built into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The least difficult way to add data files
Publishing files with an FTP tool is an outdated and really insecure way of shifting data files from your desktop computer or notebook to a web server. By reason of this, we have integrated drag’n’drop data file publish support in the File Manager. Just drag the files that you want to upload from your desktop computer into your browser and they will begin to publish in your web hosting account over a safe SSL communication.
There is no need to install any additional software, web browser add–ons or programs. The drag & drop function works equally well on Windows, Linux or Mac.
Right–click context menus
All of the file administration possibilities in front of you
We have given our best to make your File Manager as easy–to–use as it can be, so it is possible to produce changes to your files. Apart from the typical control bar at the top of the webpage, we have now in addition put in right–click contextual menus with all the general file managing choices. Just click on a file or folder and pick the activity that you’d like within the collection which will pop–up.
You’re able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide on with a mouse–click. In the event you click on a folder, additionally you can generate a brand new directory or file inside it.
The right–click choice is also available when you select multiple files or folders at once.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Compared with most file management interfaces as well as FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients, the JDC Hosting Control Panel features an option to archive/unarchive files quicker. It is straightforward. To have a folder shrunk into a small size, just select it and click on the Compress button. To unwrap the items in an archived folder within your hosting account, choose it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager uses many file extensions, just like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Online file editors
Modify files from your Control Panel
Through the File Manager you’ll be able to revise your files directly on the Internet by making use of the built in software tools. The text editor reveals the files in a plain text file format, the code editor features syntax accentuating for your personal .PHP or .JS files, and then the WYSIWYG editor lets you to see your changes while they show up online. Also, all changes you make and save are going to be shown instantly on the Internet, which means you can review them inside your browser and return to make extra changes, if not satisfied.
There’s no need to download any files whatsoever, to modify them on your PC and to re–upload them back into your web hosting account. All of the editors are available through the buttons near the top of the file table or from your right–click context menus.
A logical folder structure
Your files organized in a convenient manner
When you are working with several websites simultaneously, it is highly recommendable for you to have everything organized. With other File Managers, revising a lot of different sites within the same hosting account can be quite difficult. Using the File Manager, you will find that it’s in fact pretty simple. Every single site does have its own folder, that you can quickly identify, and all of the files associated with the given site are situated there.
And then to make things even easier, you will find a drop–down navigation from which you can quickly pick on exactly which web host you would like to work inside the File Manager. Our intelligent system will take you there in seconds.
A user–friendly interface
Command your data with just a click of the mouse
The JDC Hosting File Manager is created in such a manner as to help you feel similarly to handling the file explorer on your PC. It has a possibility to drag your files and then to drop them in a desired location and reveals all of the readily available edit opportunities after clicking the right mouse button. In addition, the tool includes an inbuilt file preview option as well as other file editors to guide you change your files live from your Control Panel.
Also, we’ve included a number of file management posts and how–to training videos to help you out fairly quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust many different files simultaneously
When using the JDC Hosting File Manager, it’s possible to pick many files or directories precisely like you do on your desktop computer or notebook. Simply keep pressed the Control (Command for Mac OS) key and click on the wanted files/folders. In case you’d like, to pick multiple files/folders at once, click on a single file/folder, hold down the Shift key and click on any file or folder.
Having once picked the whole set of files that you need, you can easily drag them into a pre–selected location, or use the right–click contextual menu to check out a summary of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The ultimate way to take care of your information
There is one popular route to safeguard a directory with a pass word – by making an .htaccess file. In case, however, you’re not technically qualified sufficiently, you’ll have difficulty doing the work all on your own. To help with making things easy for you, we have integrated a convenient password protection interface to the File Manager available within the Control Panel.
To make use of this option, simply right–click on a directory and choose Password Protection. After that submit the username plus the password that you’ll want to work with and then press the button. That’s it. The picked folder is going to be undetectable by the public eye and will be available to previously approved account owners.