How to Copy a File in File Manager

In this tutorial, we will show you how to copy a file in the cPanel File Manger. When you are building a website, there may be times when you need a duplicate copy of a file or folder. The File Manager in cPanel includes a tool to help you easily copy files or folders to another location on your server.

Copying a File

  1. Log into cPanel.
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    Click File Manager in the Files section of cPanel.

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    In the File Manager select the file you want to make a copy of.

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    Click the Copy button.

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    A box will pop up, enter the location you want to copy the file to then click the Copy File(s) button.

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    A copy of your file or folder will then be made in your selected location. You can confirm it is a new copy by checking the Last Modified date.

Congratulations, now you know how to copy a file in your cPanel’s File Manager!

JB
John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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