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Core Enhancements, File Management

eXtplorer is a web-based File Management Component for all your needs. It has a desktop-application-like interface with drag&drop, grid and a directory tree and makes heavy use of the Sencha ExtJS Javascript Library.
You can use it to access and modify the files and directories on your server via FTP or direct file access.

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eXtplorer runs natively under Joomla! 1.0 - 3.4 and can also be used as a standalone app.


Love the ability features and benefits. I need to keep my inodes number down (shared hosting account with multiple Joomla! website installs)

Ease of use

Very easy to use

I used this to: Was using for all my sites, but at 915 inodes I had to uninstall.


Just confirming that it (v.2.7.1) works fine on Joomla 3.4.1

Ease of use

A must-have for hosted Joomla installs. Beats having to bounce files via ftp, or trying to use the basic options in hosts File Managers


Posted on 15 March 2015

I really like this program, but it does not work in Joomla 3.4...I'm eagerly waiting for the Joomla 3.4 version to come out.

Ease of use

It is very easy/intuitive to use.


I have used this on many sites awesome tool but It will install and open in 3.3 just will not display folders.
Hopefully there is a fix comi

Ease of use
I used this to: Joomla 3.3

This is truly a "Can't Live Without" extension. I've been using it for a little over two years and it it a default extension for all of my sites and all of my client's sites. the first thing I do after I install Joomla is install extplorer. this is a must have tool.

Thank you for this amazing extension.

My site is on a share host and I do not have access to the server directly with ssh. I was having difficulties extracting my extensions that refused to install. After using this extension to extract the files to the temp directory, I was able to install my packages from there.

Deleting the folder afterwards was also very easy.

Extplorer allows me do quick directory and file management, without loading other software. When I need to delete full directories, it works as fast as cPanel, and of course faster than FTP. I also use it to upload and organize media. A great tool for ease of use access.

Useful tool

Posted on 06 October 2013

Nice and useful tool, especially when we do not have access to Cpanel or Filezilla (when we are travelling and have to use friend's computers). A must have tool for your Joomla website!

I have used this tool on every single site I have that uses Joomla. Hands down perfect for doing quick updates, changes and more. Also keeps me from logging into my cpanel to give ftp access for a dev.

Pure awesome!

Posted on 21 June 2013

Don't let the occasional bad reviews fool you! My guess is the fault lies with them as I have used this component on a wide array of servers including dedicated servers, shared hosting, clouds etc. and never encountered a single problem!

Only thing I would improve is supporting hotkeys (CTRL+S to save etc)

Otherwise excellent in every way!


Sören Eberhardt-Biermann
Last updated:
Sep 15 2015
Date added:
Jul 11 2007
GPLv2 or later
Free download
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