The copy() function in PHP is used to copy a file from source to target or destination directory. It makes a copy of the source file to the destination file and if the destination file already exists, it gets overwritten. The copy() function returns true on success and false on failure.
bool copy( string $source, string $destination, resource $context )
Parameters: This function uses three parameters source, destination and context which are listed below:
- $source: It specifies the path of the source file.
- $destination: It specifies the path of the destination file or folder.
- $context: It specifies the context resource created with stream_context_create() function. It is optional parameter.
Return: It returns a boolean value, either true (on success) or false (on failure).
Input : $source = 'Source_file_location' $destination = 'Destination_file_location' copy( $source, $destination ) Output: true
File has been copied!