Managing files

Viewing Files
One of our newest and most helpful features is the ability to view certain file types in each directory. By viewing only one or two file types, you can greatly reduce the load time of your file manager and you will also find that browsing through your files becomes much more simply. You can select the file types to browse when logging into your account or once you have logged in.

  1. Viewing by all types or not selecting any viewing preference to view will show every file of any type in the current directory.
  2. Viewing html files will show only files with the file name .htm, .html or .shtml.
  3. Viewing by images will display any file with a .gif, .jpg or .jpeg extension.
  4. Viewing by other will display any other allowed file types that are not html or image files.

To make new file type viewing preferences be reflecte reflectedin your file listing, click the “Refresh Current Directory” button.

How do I edit files?
If you already have made or uploaded a HTML file and now wish to edit it, you can do so by logging into the file manager program. Select your directory as explained above and find the section titled “Files residing in the directory”. Then select the file that you wish to edit, click the “Edit File” button. You will be taken to a page with a large text box with the contents of your file. Make any changes that you want to make here and then click the save button.

How do I delete files?
If you have uploaded any type of file or created a file online you are able to delete it using this function. You can do so by logging into the file manager program. Select your directory as explained above and find the section titled “Files residing in the directory”. Then click the box next to all the files that you wish to delete and click the “Delete Files” button. You will then be taken to a page where you must confirm that you wish to delete the files. If you wish to delete the files, simply click on “Delete these files”, if you do not wish to delete them, click your browsers back button and they will not be deleted. Once a file has been deleted, it cannot be brought back by the webmaster.

How do I rename files?
If you wish to change the file name of any of your files, log into the file manager program. Select your directory as explained above and find the section titled “Files residing in the directory”. Then click the box next to the file name you with to change and click the “Rename File” button. You will then be taken to a page that lists the file name along with a blank field for you to enter the new file name in. Enter the new file name and click “Rename these files” to rename the files, to cancel click your browser’s back button.

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