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How to Compress a File/Folder Using File Manager

1) Login to cPanel and click on File Manager.

2) Double click on the target path/folder where your target file or folder is located e.g. /public_html

3) The target folder I wish to compress is the "tutorial" folder. Click once on the target folder and select Compress as shown below.

4) A new pop up will appear. Choose which compression type you wish to receive:

ZIP Archive

Tar Archive

GZiped Tar Archive

Bzip2ed Tar Archive

5) Enter the path whereby you wish to receive the compressed file. In this example, I will be using ZIP archive called
The compressed file will be generated in /public_html/ as shown above.

Press Compress File(s) to confirm.

6) Compression Result pop up will appear and the final compressed .ZIP file can be found at your desired path e.g. public_html

Note: The above steps is applied on a file. You may repeat step 1 to 6 for folder compression.

Updated on: 15/08/2018

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