File Manager overview
The File Manager enables you to manage files and directories
that are stored on your site.
These files include scripts and other files used on your
Web site, email data, and other files you place on your site. The File
Manager displays information, provides access to file-related tasks, and helps you navigate
To get to the File Manager, in the shortcuts area of the
Home pageManage Files
(File Manager section).
Working with files:
files on your site
files on your site
and moving files between directories
files from your site to your workstation
files from your workstation to your site
files from your site
Working with directories:
properties of directories
and moving directories
and directory information
Path:/<name of current directory>.
The path name of the directory you are currently viewing. Each directory
is separated by /.
box. A box you click to select
the item. When you click the check box, appears in the
box. Any commands you execute in the Commands section, such as Add File(s)
to Clipboard or Delete File(s), are applied to the checked items. The
Commands section appears below the file and directory information.
The icon and name of the directory or file. In the Name
column you can:
Click , , , or to access
an item's properties. Grayed out icons are symbolic links
by clicking directory names.
by clicking file names.
go up to the parent (next higher) directory.
The size of the directory or file.
B indicates bytes
The user to whom the file or directory belongs. This owner can change
or remove item; items that belong to Root cannot be changed or removed.
Commands you can perform on the file or directory. Commands include:
Edit the file in a text editor. This option is only available if the file
is editable in a text editor and if you have write permission for the
Remove the file. This option is only available if you have write permission
for the file.
To view permissions, click the icon associated with the file .
to Clipboard. Place a file on the clipboard so that it can be copied
to another location on the site. When you click Add File(s)
to Clipboard, all files that are selected (files or directories
that have in the check
box next to their icon) are added to the clipboard.
File(s). Remove files or directories from the site.
When you click Delete File(s),
all files that are selected (files that have
in the check box next to their icon) are removed from
the site. To delete a directory check the force box before you click Delete
directory. Create a new directory.
Type the name of the directory you want to create, then click Make directory.
The new directory is added to the current directory. The current directory
is shown toward the top of the page in the Path bar.
This section appears only if you have added a file to the
box <path and file name>. The
check box you click to select the file and the path name to the file on
Click to copy the selected clipboard contents to the current directory.
Click to move the selected clipboard contents from its present directory
to the current directory.
Click to remove the selected clipboard contents from the clipboard.
file. The file you want to upload,
or copy from your computer to your site. To locate a file on your computer,
select the file, then click Open.
save as Upload. The name you
to give the file. This can be the same as the file's original name or
any name you choose, with or without an extension. To upload the file,
type a name for the file in the And save as field, then click Upload.
to get to the File Manager
Site Administrator's Help
Published April 16, 2004