Learn more about the capabilities of a File Manager within an website hosting control panel and why you will need one.
All website hosting accounts are handled from a CP and regardless of the brand of the latter, there is always a File Manager tool, which enables you to look into the files that you've uploaded inside the website hosting account and to carry out basic operations with them, for example moving, copying or deleting. With respect to the particular tool, there can be more advanced features as well, like control over permissions and archives. Many Control Panels are easier to use compared to others and so are their File Manager sections. Since that's the primary tool that you'll employ to manage your files, it is crucial to check in advance what options it includes and if it shall appeal to you, because a hard-to-use File Manager may be a burden and could make managing your presence online more difficult.
File Manager in Shared Hosting
The feature-rich File Manager that comes with our shared hosting packages will make managing your web content as easy as handling files on your desktop computer or laptop. You will be able to drag-and-drop folders and files not just within the account, but also straight from your PC, so you will no longer need an FTP client to upload content. What is more, the folder structure will be preserved, so files from different folders shall not get mixed. You could also use right-click context menus and access various functions. You will be able to set up and extract archives, to create password-protected areas plus much more. If you want to change files, you could do that through a number of editors - a plain text editor, a code editor and a WYSIWYG editor, so you may pick the one which you need and feel most at ease working with.