This guide will demonstrate how to duplicate a file or folder using the cPanel File Manager. Occasionally, while constructing a website, you may require a duplicate copy of a file or folder. Fortunately, the File Manager in cPanel has a feature that allows you to effortlessly copy files or folders to another location on your server.
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Copying a File
- Log into cPanel.
- Click File Manager in the Files section of cPanel.
- In the File Manager select the file you want to make a copy of.
- Click the Copy button.
- A box will pop up, enter the location you want to copy the file to then click the Copy File(s) button. 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!