PHP | copy() Function

PHP copy() Function

Hello folks! welcome back to a new edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the PHP copy() Function.

The built-in PHP copy() function makes a copy of the source file to the destination.


Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool copy ( string source, string dest )

If a file is copied with no size, the copy() function returns false, but the file can be correctly copied.

Return Value

This built-in PHP function returns TRUE on success and FALSE on failure.


Try out the below example -

   echo copy("/PhpProject/sample.txt", "/PhpProject/sample1.txt");


When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP delete() Function.

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