Used as FTP client alternatives, web–based file management tools have always been sluggish and poor in capabilities. Nevertheless, using the File Manager featured in the Aperture Hosting Portal Website Control Panel, you won’t just employ a rapid, responsive and user–friendly file managing software, but also an instrument that will make a 3rd party FTP software unnecessary. Have a look at some of the capabilities that we have included in our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The simplest way to upload data files
Importing files with an FTP tool is an obsolete and quite an insecure way for transmitting files from your desktop machine or notebook to a hosting server. For this reason, we have included drag & drop file publish support in the File Manager. Just drag the files that you need to add from your computer into your web browser and they’ll begin to upload in your web hosting account over a secure SSL connection.
There is no need to install any additional software, browser plug–ins or programs. The drag–and–drop function works just as well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
All of the file managing possibilities at hand
We have always given our best to make File Manager as intuitive as it could possibly be, so it is easy to make modifications to your files. Besides the standard command bar towards the top of the web page, we have in addition put in right–click contextual menus with the common file managing options. Simply click on a file or folder and pick the activity that you would like from the collection that will turn up.
You’ll be able to rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or folder you decide on with a click of the mouse. When you click a folder, it’s also possible to create a brand new folder or file within it.
The right–click option is conveniently obtainable if you choose multiple files or folders simultaneously.
Maintain archives with merely a mouse–click
The File Manager comes with an inbuilt archive/unarchive solution that can assist you upload big archives and then extract them within your cloud hosting account in seconds. When compressing a file or directory, it will be easy to decide on the title for the archive that will be created and its particular extension – .ZIP, .RAR or .TAR.GZ. Also, you’ll be able to compress current files or folders with a mouse–click.
The archive/unarchive option available from the File Manager lets you use substantial files directly from your Website Control Panel. You don’t have to start using any third party software like an FTP client so as to upload a substantial file in your hosting account or download an archive on your desktop.
Online file editors
The easiest way to change your files
Our File Manager makes it possible for you to revise your files entirely on the web server without having to download, transform and then re–upload them. You are able to adjust your files instantly on the net, by making use of our built–in editors. We provide a code editor offering syntax highlighting for your .JS or .PHP files, a WYSIWYG editor for HTML files, along with a regular text editor for more skilled end users.
You have access to every file editor with the right–click context menus. All corrections made to the files appear promptly online – you can directly examine them within your web browser.
A logical folder structure
All of your files sorted with a straightforward manner
All of the files in your cloud hosting account are neatly organized into directories. Each web host features its own primary directory, that follows the file hierarchy that you’ve defined. Using this method, it is simple to deal with all your hosts from one location without the probability of becoming lost or puzzled.
By default, you’ll see all of the hosts conveniently indexed in a table and when you click once on a specific host, you will see all of the sub–folders and files associated with it. By clicking two times, you are going to go to a page that’s devoted to that host exclusively. One other way to load the folder associated with a given host and to use it exclusively, is using the drop–down menu at the top of the main File Manager file table.
A user–friendly interface
Handle your data with merely a click of the mouse
The Aperture Hosting Portal File Manager was designed in such a way to help you feel just like handling the file explorer on your laptop. It functions a solution to drag your files and then to drop them with a preferred area and reveals all of the available modification options upon clicking the right mouse button. At the same time, the tool carries an internal file preview solution and various file editors so that you can change your files instantly from your Website Control Panel.
In addition, we’ve provided a number of file management posts and how–to training videos so that you can rather quickly learn how to make use of the tool.
Work with multiple files
Adjust multiple files concurrently
Using the Aperture Hosting Portal File Manager, you can easily pick a variety of files or folders exactly like you do on your desktop computer or notebook. Just hold down the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and then click the desired files/folders. If you’d like, to pick a good amount of files/folders at the same time, click one file/folder, press the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
Having once chosen all of the files that you require, it’s possible to drag them into a specified folder, or make use of the right–click contextual menu to find out a list of the accessible features.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to guard your information
There’s a single popular path to shield a directory using a password – by generating an .htaccess file. If, however, you’re not technically skilled enough, you will have difficulty doing the work by yourself. To help make things straightforward, we have designed a simple to use password protection user interface to the File Manager accessible inside the Website Control Panel.
To make use of this option, just right–click on a directory and choose Password Protection. After that submit the username as well as the pass word that you would like to use and click on the button. That’s all. Now the picked directory is concealed from the public eye and will also be accessible only to approved account owners.