The file manager allows you to fully interact with the server's file system. You can navigate, copy, move, rename, delete files and folders; change permissions; create new files and folders; upload, zip, unzip files through your web browser.
Starting File Manager
To open the file manager, click File Manager menu item in the left menu pane of the appropriate hosting space.
Navigating through folders is accomplished by clicking on the folder name. You can also navigate through folders using breadcrumb pane.
Home link at the left corner of the breadcrumb will always return you to the highest possible directory within your space.
Copying Files / Folders
The file manager makes it easy to copy files between folders. The first step is to navigate to the source directory. That is, go into the directory you want to copy files from. Second, select files/folders you want to copy using check boxes.
Then, click button and choose the destination directory from the dropdown box.
Finally, click Copy button.
Moving Files / Folders
To move files, use the same procedure as copying files, except click button instead of button.
Renaming Files / Folders
Click the link next to the file or folder you wish to rename. Rename File / Folder screen will open.
Type the new file name and click Rename button.
Deleting Files / Folders
First, select files / folders you wish to delete using check boxes. Then, click button. Confirmation screen will open.
Finally, click Delete button.
Please note that deleting a directory also erases everything inside of it.
Changing File / Folder Permissions
Click the link next to the file or folder you wish to change. File / Folder Permissions screen will open.
Check all necessary permissions and click Set Permissions button.
Creating New Folder
Creating a new folder is very simple. First, navigate to the directory where you want the new folder to be. Next, click button. Create Folder screen will open.
Finally, type a new folder name and click Create button.
Creating New File
First, navigate to the directory where you want to create a new file. Next, click button. Create File screen will open.
Type a new file name and optionally file content. Finally, click Create button.
First, navigate to the directory where you want to upload a file. Next, click button. Upload File screen will open.
Click Browse button and select your local file to upload. Finally, click Upload button.
Creating Access Database
First, navigate to the directory where you want to create a new database. Next, click button. Create Access Database screen will open.
Type database name and click Create button.
Zipping Files / Folders
First, select files / folders you wish to zip using check boxes. Then, click button. Zip Files screen will open.
Type zip file name and click Zip button. New zip file will be created in the current directory.
First, copy necessary zip file(s) to the directory where you want the extracted files to be. Then, select zip file(s) to extract using check boxes. Finally, click button. All files/folders from the selected zip file(s) will be extracted to the current directory.
Calculating Disk Space
To calculate disk space, just click Calculate Diskspace button located at the bottom-right corner of the screen. Message box will open.
Click OK button to recalculate disk space.
Note that recalculating task will be performed asynchronously and a new disk space value will be availble in a few minutes.