How do I make a copy of a file?

The below instructions will show you how to use the duplicate tool in your hosting package file manager.

This article will explain how make a copy of a file from within the Hosting Control Panel File Manager.

If purchased after July 2020

Step 1 of 6

Start by logging in to your Control Panel and scroll down to ‘Web Hosting’. From there, select ‘Manage’.

Manage Web Hosting

Step 2 of 6

On the next page, select ‘Manage’ for the account you wish to use.

Web Hosting Manage

Step 3 of 6

Select the three-dot icon for the package you want to edit. From there, choose ‘Settings’ from the drop-down menu that appears.

cPanel Admin

Step 4 of 6

Select File Manager in the account dashboard.

Step 5 of 6

Select the file or folder you wish to duplicate and select Copy.


Step 6 of 6

Enter the file path you want to copy your file to and select Copy Files.

File Path

If purchased before July 2020

Step 1 of 4

Login to your 123 Reg control panel.

Step 2 of 4

Scroll down to the Web Hosting section and click the Manage button.


Step 3 of 4

Scroll down to the Files section and click the File Manager button.

Step 4 of 4

From the File Manager, navigate to the folder within which you wish to create your file, and click on the Duplicatebutton to create the file.

Your files will now be replicated.