Nice looking php filemanager

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Nice looking php filemanager

Postby Adminer » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:05 am

Hi!
I discovered a very good eXtplorer - php filemanager from: http://extplorer.sourceforge.net/
Installation:

1. Extract the downloaded Archive to a local directory, say C:\Files\extplorer
2. Login to your server via FTP and create a subdirectory for eXtplorer, say razor/extplorer
3. Allow write access for your webserver for that subdirectory and the subdirectory /extplorer/ftp_tmp (e.g. chmod 777)
4. Upload all eXtplorer files from your computer into the subdirectory on the server.
5. Browse to the URL http://<YOURSERVER>/extplorer and login (user: admin, pass: admin). Remember to immediately change the admin password.

Why?
- you can zip or unzip all files there. So, you can backup whole site in one move and download in one zip file;
- easy chmod management for all subdirs;
- phpinfo build in;
- edit files (with Syntax-Highlighting thanks to EditArea).
- you can edit razor php files in one window and test it in the other on fly.

Sometimes it may be very usefull. When I was doing polish translation for Piwik statistics (http://pl.piwik.org/), It was a horror to upload so many files there. Now, you can upload one zip file by FTP, and unzip full instalation in piwik folder there by eXtplorer.
I'm testing it now.

Regards
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