FileExplorer Overview

RadFileExplorer is a part of the Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX suite and it is officially included in the suite in Q1 2009. It allows you to easily add a file explorer functionality to your pages providing your users with the ability to organize files and folders directly from the web page.

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Main features:

  • A single control, integrated in Telerik.Web.UI - ready to drag and drop on the page

  • Directory load on demand loading using ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Callback mechanism

  • Client side and server events for file operations

  • Uses the FileBrowserContentProvider abstraction of RadEditor for hooking to any underlying file system, such as OS, database, MOSS SharePoint, FTP, cloud services and more...

  • Sorting of files and folders

  • Context menus

  • Ability to delete and rename files and folders

  • Ability to create new folders

RadFileExplorer is installed with a number of preset skins. They are shown below:



The Hay , Forest , Sitefinity and Transparent skins are obsolete and have been removed from the Telerik.Web.UI.Skins.dll assembly as of Q1 2014 . You can find more information on the matter in this blog post.