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PHP copy Function

Syntax

copy(source, destination);

Parameter Description
Source $string (file name that you want to copy)
Destination $string (file name there you want to copy )

Definition and Usage

Copy function is used to copy the content of source file to the destination file.

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Note: Destination file data will be lost if already exists. There is no change in source file.

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Note: If file not exist then copy function create the file and copy the content of source file to destination (new created file).

Example of copy function

<?php

copy('file.txt', 'new-file.txt');

?>

file.txt is the sorce file of that function and new-file.txt file is the destination file of that function.

All the content of the file.txt file will be copy in the new-file.txt file.

Example

<?php

$a = copy('uk.txt', 'nuk.txt');
if($a)
{
echo "Successfully copied"	;
}
else
{
echo "Eror occur";
}
?>

Output

Successfully copied

You can check file has successfully copied with the help of if else (conditional statement) as mention above.

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