When using the Kirkland Hosting Online Control Panel, you will get access to our feature–rich File Manager. It will allow you to rapidly control all of your websites with no need to turn to an FTP client. You could add data files through a protected connection by simply pulling them into the web browser. Additionally, you can quickly archive and unarchive data files and folders, set up password–protected locations, change data file permissions and so much more. Have a look at the features integrated into our File Manager.
Drag ’n’ drop file uploads
The easiest approach to add files
Uploading files with an FTP tool is an outdated and quite an insecure method for shifting files from your personal computer to a web server. Because of this, we have included drag–and–drop file publish support in the File Manager. Simply pull the data files that you want to publish from your desktop into your Internet browser and they will begin to upload in your hosting account through a protected SSL communication.
You do not have to set up any extra computer software, web browser plug–ins or web apps. The drag–and–drop function performs equally well on Windows, Linux and Mac.
Right–click context menus
Virtually all file control possibilities readily available
We have aimed to make File Manager as intuitive as it can be, so it’s possible to come up with modifications for your files. Aside from the normal control bar at the top of the page, we have now additionally designed right–click contextual menus with all the common file administration choices. Click on a file or folder and choose the actions that you want within the collection which will pop up.
You can rename, copy, move, download, edit, preview, archive, unarchive and delete any file or directory you decide with merely a click of the mouse. In the event you click a folder, it’s also possible to generate a new directory or file inside it.
The right–click choice is available as well if you select numerous files or folders at once.
Archive or extract archive files within seconds
Compared to the vast majority of file management user interfaces as well as FTP clients, the Kirkland Hosting Online Control Panel provides an option to archive/unarchive files way quicker. It is really user–friendly and uncomplicated. To have a directory reduced to a small size, all you need to do is choose it and click on the Compress button. To open up the belongings of an archived directory within your account, pick it and then click the Extract button. The File Manager uses a variety of file extensions, just like .ZIP, .RAR and .TAR.GZ.
Integrated file editors
Absolutely no third–party applications are needed
We have bundled a group of file editors in the Online Control Panel so that you can produce quick and simple corrections to your files without having to employ any third party apps. Within the File Manager there is also a WYSIWYG editor that will assist you keep an eye on any changes which you come up with immediately, a code editor that includes syntax highlighting for your personal .JS or .PHP files, along with a plain text editor for more competent users. All the changes which you make and keep will be shown automatically online.
You have access to the file editors when using the buttons at the top of the file table or by right–clicking a specific file/folder.
A logical folder structure
Your files arranged with a convenient approach
The File Manager displays all of the files and folders using a clear to see alphabetical order. All of the files related to the various hosts are organized into individual directories that are referred to as following their respective domain names, so it’s possible to quickly identify them. This is actually useful when you are managing a variety of sites concurrently. There isn’t any chance to get lost or to feel really confused amidst the many files and folders inside your web hosting account.
To get into the files under a specified host, just choose it from the drop–down menu near the top of the file table. As an alternative, it’s possible to double–click on its directory and you’ll be instantly transported to a table showing its files exclusively.
A user–friendly interface
A File Manager developed for people
The vast majority of online File Managers are sluggish and complex to apply. They have limited options and typically are not really easy–to–work–with. We strive to transform that with the Kirkland Hosting File Manager. It’s meant to be user–friendly and to seem like a product you know – the File Manager on your desktop.
All of its features, the drag’n’drop file upload options, the right–click contextual menus, the internal file editors, etcetera are there for 1 reason – to make controlling your website(s) less of a challenge.
Work with multiple files
Change many different files concurrently
With the Kirkland Hosting File Manager, you are able to select a number of files or directories precisely like you do on your laptop or computer. Just keep pressed the Control (Command for Apple’s Mac OS) key and then click the desired files/folders. In case you’d like, to pick a considerable amount of files/folders at once, click on one file/folder, hold down the Shift key and then click any other file or folder.
When you have picked each of the files that you require, you’ll be able to drag them into a specified directory, or make use of the right–click context menu to view an index of the available actions.
Quick & simple password protection options
The simplest way to shield your information
There’s one common way for you to safeguard a folder using a security password – by generating an .htaccess file. In case, however, you aren’t technologically skilled sufficiently, you will have trouble performing it without any help. To generate things easy for you, we’ve added an easy–to–navigate password protection interface to the File Manager available in the Online Control Panel.
To make use of this option, simply right–click on a directory and choose Password Protection. Following that fill in the login name as well as the pass word that you like to employ and then press the button. That’s it. Now the chosen directory will be hidden from the public eye and will also be accessible just to previously approved visitors.