Sitebuilder Plus: View File Manager

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Here's how you find the file manger:

  1. Click on the Websites Manager in the left navigation menu. Then, click Edit Site.




  2. Click your domain name or sitename at the top. Then, choose View File Manager from the drop-down menu.


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Official Response
Hi,

Here's how you find the file manger:

  1. Click on the Websites Manager in the left navigation menu. Then, click Edit Site.




  2. Click your domain name or sitename at the top. Then, choose View File Manager from the drop-down menu.


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I can't get this to work. When I click Edit Site my site opens immediately rather than giving me the optional selections shown in the above answer
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After you click the Edit button, then look to the top of the page and click on your domain name. You'll then get the menu shown above.
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Where? Once I have clicked on "edit" my web site opens for editing immediately and I don't see my domain name at the top of the page, Do you mean on the URL? If so that doesn't work either. Can you please be more specific as to where I am supposed to see my domain name once the page has opened for editing?
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Yes, your domain name/URL. Scroll down and take a look at the image posted by Greetmir8286

When you click on your domain name, it will expose the menu with the option to open the File Manager
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Got it!

Thanks
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I am not show View File Manager need delete old photo Clean out
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Hi Elizabeth2630,

I'm so sorry for the delay in response - Are you still having trouble viewing your file manager?

Thanks,
Ehsan
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Go to your web page at the top where your www.yoursitename click on that and you should see your site manager in that area.
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you know I found, but everytime I want go it! I don't see it all the time. It not on the all the time.
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Hi Elizabeth, The File Manager link should always be there, if it's not displaying then we may need to do some troubleshooting. If you notice it missing again, let us know which web browser you are using and we"ll see if it's related to that. Thanks!
Mike
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when I click on my domain name it opens the box and all my web sites are listed and I click on the one I am trying to work on and nothing happens.
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Same here
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Hi Elizabeth2630,

Please let me know if you're still having trouble removing a specific image or file.

Thank you,
Ehsan
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I found it. How it's my Facebook is not working.
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Hi Elizabeth2630,

I saw you have the Facebook follow button on one of your websites and it seems to be working correctly. Do you still need help with this?

Thanks!

Ehsan
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This needs to be more easily accessible.
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HI St. Frances3410- Thanks for the feedback! I've included it for review by our product and design team.
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I agree. Add a file manager button on the same line as the SAVE, PREVIEW, PUBLISH, etc. buttons.
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I agree....I can't find the file manager tab no matter what I do.


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Try using Chrome or Firefox as your browser.

Drew
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I finally found it....you have to open up the website from the site manager page  and then find the name in the right hand corner and then click on it....not just be on the website manager page....you guys forget a lot of people are dummies here so you need to go click by click by click as if you are talking to a 2 yr old. 
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Finally, someone with the correct answer. Thank you very much.  :) The new setup is very confusing!  ;(
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Penny9137, Glad you got it. It can take some getting used to, but if you stick with it, I think you'll do just fine with it.
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Can I upload and use a website I created entirely in Dreamweaver?

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Website Created Using Dreamweaver.
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How do you do this?

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Deleting pictures from file.
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im needing to upload a file HTML from goodle to verify my webpage. how do i upload a file to my webpage?

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im needing to upload a file HTML from goodle to verify my webpage. how do i upload a file to my webpage?.
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Once you are on the File Manager screen, you'll see an Import button on the top menu. Click the Import button and you'll be prompted to upload the file from your computer. After you import the file, you can also publish it from this screen.
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Can I upload a site that I built offline and use it as my Homestead Site? That would include all pages such as Index, contact etc.

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I found it
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I have multiple files I use to store images for my website. I need to delete some unused images from my files and also to move some images from one file to another. for example: I have a file named beer and a file named soda. how would I move an image in the soda file to the beer file, also I have images in my soda file I no longer use and would like to remove them from this file permanently.

thanks
mike

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how do I delete unused files from my image upload files?.
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how do i upload file for bing.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
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Can I upload my own HTML site?
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Yes... you can upload your own site using the file manager in our SiteBuilder program. If you need more details or guidance let us know.
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Thanks Mike and I'm sorry that you had to move my topic, I'm new here. Sorry
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No problem at all.. feel free to post or ask questions!

Mike
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
I have built a new website using Adobe software. How do I upload it to Homestead.


Just built a new website using Adobe Muse. How do I upload a functioning version of it to homestead?
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You will probably find this thread helpful also. It shows a short video on how to drag and drop files if you have a lot of files/page to upload.

https://community.homestead.com/homes...
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Tell me why I am paying for a service which restricts how I build my website. I built a website. I uploaded the site using file manager. I published the pages. but nothing shows up. I DON'T WANT TO BUILD A WEBSITE USING HOMESTEAD. I DON'T LIKE THE WAY IT LOOKS.
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Hi Joe8848, Sorry for your frustration. Can you please explain what you mean. I see that you've imported your own html files which I'm assuming you created with the Adobe Muse which you mention above. If that is the case, we are not restricting you on the way you build your site. If your site is not working (showing up), then you likely do not have the imported files in the correct structure. They need to match exactly as they were on your computer before you uploaded them. This would be true for any hosting company that you use. I noticed that you do have an index file in the root folder but all of your other html files are in a sub folder named "files" which may, or may not be correct, but if you look in that folder you'll see that you actually don't have all your files published.

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Thanks!

Mike
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
How to delete files.


I recently went from xp pro to windows 7 .with xp it was simple to delete files but now It seems I cannot file the file manager . so How do you delete unwanted files
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If you've switched to the Plus version, then you delete the files the same way, but you have to access the File Manger a little differently. Follow the steps above and let us know if you have any questions.

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Thanks!

Mike
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Official Response
This first set of instructions shows how to open File Manager from our original desktop SiteBuilder. The second set of instructions below is for opening File Manager using SiteBuilder Plus (the web based version).

If you are using the desktop version of SiteBuilder, you will click a link on the left side of the window like shown below.



If the File Manager link is not showing in this location, then you may have closed the Sidebar. To reopen the Sidebar click View > SiteBuilder Bar > Show SiteBuilder Bar, and it will be restored.



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Thanks!

Mike
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
I can't access the file manager... It is not showing up....


I am following the provided instructions for accessing the file manager but I do not see the link as described in the help section...

Please assist me...
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The link won't be there if you are using the desktop version instead of the Plus version. I updated the Official Response above to include instructions for both versions of SiteBuilder. If you are still having problems let us know.

Mike
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I know where is at. Don't be this any more.
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How do I remove uploaded files?.


How do you remove a file from the files upload? It seems that I am gathering more and more KB's and not able to manage the uploaded files...I want to remove some to make more space...this website just seems to be a vaccuum that wont let you take files out...
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Can I delete 434 files in one web page at once ?.


How can I delete all 434 files on a old web site and starte new ? Erasing them one by one is way to slow with Sitebuilder Plus. At least with desk top sitebuilder, it let me erase all of the files at one time and was much faster, Thank You Steve
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You can delete all files from the File Manager, or, you could just start a new site which will automatically override and wipe everything out. See this thread; https://community.homestead.com/homes...

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Thanks!

Mike
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Can you upload a web design to an inuit website, or do you have to use intuit templetes?.


I need ftp instructions in order to upload my web design to my site. Is this possible or can you only build a site using intuit templetes? I had a web designer build mine, but she cannot upload it.
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If you've created a site with other software you will not be able to edit it with out SiteBuilder, but you can upload the pages through the File Manager located in the SiteBuilder.


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can I create a page with other software program and load it onto my existing page.


I would like to create a drop down menu and find that I cannot do this with the intuit software from homestead. I'm considering purchasing a webpage creating program to make certain pages and am wondering if can upload those onto the homestead server?
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can I transfer to webhosting the pages created with a different web page software creation program?
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how can I get to the file manager to upload my website the first time?.


I created my own template. I just need to publish it, but I don't see the file manager any where in the site.
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what is my ftp address.


trying to locate my ftp address to load a photo slide i made
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There is not an FTP site available, rather you upload bulk items via the file manager screen. Read the steps above closely as there are directions for both versions of SiteBuilder.
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How do I access file manager on sitebuilder plus.


I want to delete stuff from file manager but can't find File Manager on sitebuilder plus. Any help?