How To Copy and Move Files in File Manager

Posted on by dpepper
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This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel’s File Manager.

  1. Select the file you want to copy. Let’s select testfile.html.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene02_1
  2. Click on Copy.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene03_1
  3. Please type the file destination, in this case, we will use the “test” folder, then click on Copy File(s).filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene04_1You have successfully copied the file. To check it, either double click on the “folder name” in the right margin, or single click on the “folder name” in the left margin.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene05_1

    It’s there. You have successfully copied the file.

  4. Now let’s Move newtest.html to thepublic_html folder. Select newtest.html, and click Move file.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene07_1
  5. Make sure your path is public_html only. Now click on Move file(s).filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene08_1
  6. Notice that the newtest.html file is gone from this list. To confirm that it has moved to public_html, click it in the left margin.filemgr-cpanel-5-copy-scene10_1Congratulations, you have successfully moved the file. You can also copy multiple files by simply pressing the control key, selecting them and dragging the files to the destination folder in the right margin. Or you can move a single file by just dragging it to the destination folder in the left margin.

 

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