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How to upload a zip file and extract its contents

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1. The first step is to login to cPanel

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2. Scroll down and click File Manager

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3. Double click on public_html

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4. Scroll up and click on Folder

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5. Type a title for your folder in New Folder Name - for example: minisite01. Then click on the "Create New Folder" button.

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6. Double click on the new directory you created - in our example: minisite01

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7. Click Upload

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8. Click on the Select File button, and select the zip file you want to upload.

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9. Wait until the loading bar goes green and then click on the Go Back link to return to the directory.

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10. RIGHT CLICK on file's name you just uploaded

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11. Click Extract

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12. Click Extract Files

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13. Once the process is done, click Close

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14. RIGHT CLICK on file's name you just uploaded

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15. Click Delete

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16. Check the box on the next screen; there is no need to keep anything in the trash of your server.

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17. Click Confirm

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18. Click Reload

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19. That's it. You will see the contents of the zip file once the screen is reloaded.

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20. Make sure to copy the PATH of the directory you used; it's displayed after the /public_html/ address. You will need that path when linking to files inside that directory.

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