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File Manager Feature - Arastta Tips / Tricks

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Arastta is a feature-rich eCommerce software, so it provides lots of advanced features to manage your online store easily and effectively. I'm sure you all have "aahaa" moments that you discover something new within your software or a tool you use for a long time.

Today I would like to share with you one of the most useful features / tools of Arastta: File Manager.

Adding your products' and categories images via product and category management pages are very easy and you don't need any other tool. But what if you want to replace one of the current images? Or you want to upload multiple images and downloadable files to your server? Or you want to manage your current files by moving, deleting or renaming them...

Normally you have to open your FTP client or cPanel client to do all these tasks and this is very time consuming proccess since you have to login with your confidential credentials. At that point Arastta File Manager features comes and saves your life :)

You can do almost any action you do with FTP client with Arastta's File Manager tool. You only need to login your admin panel and from left sidebar you can navigate to Tools > File Manager page.

Arastta File Manager

There you will see an easy-to-use file management interface. Now you can do almost anything with your files and folders. For example:

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1- Directory Tree

At the left hand side you will see directory tree. You can browse your folder list from this menu tree and jump to any directory by clicking its name. If you click on the small arrow icon, you will see all sub-directories of the folder.

2- Current Folder's Contents

When you first open File Manager you can see files and folders from the root directory of your Arastta installation. Here you can drag and drop any files and folders into another one. Also you can right-click on the files and folders to see all available actions you can perform, such as: open, preview, copy, cut, duplicate, delete, rename, archive and get info...

3- Search Files and Folders

If you are looking for a file or for a folder in your Arastta installation it could be a pain in the neck. But thanks to File Manager tool you can instantly search any files and folders. File Manager will search your term not only in the current directory but also any directories and the result will be displayed. So you won't loose time for searching and hunting after the files/folders you are looking for.

4- Tools / Actions Bar

Thanks to toolbar you can select your files and folders and perform any action by the buttons located in the toolbar. You can choose multiple files and folders by pressing CTRL/CMND keys. Then it's peace of cake to cutting, coppying, moving, duplicating, renaming, zipping and unzipping the contents.

Also you can create new files and folders with just one click. And if you click on the disc button you can upload multiple files at the same time. If you need some information about your files/folders, just select them and click on the blue "i" (information) button and you will get useful details like file name, file type, size, path, link to file, creation and modifcation dates, file permissions... So it's very handy to get detailed informations about your files and folders.

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