How to use unzip.php file

Daniel Morales September 19, 2012
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This tutorial will show you how to use unzip.php file in order to unzip any file on your server. This script (unzip.php file) will be helpful in case you do not have shell access to your server but need to unzip a file located on the server.

Upload the file ‘unzip.php’ from the template package to the server into the same directory as the previous archive. Make sure zip file and folder have write permissions.

Feel free to download unzip.php script by going to the following link.

As soon as you finish, open your site in the browser and add the file name ‘unzip.php’ to the URL. It should look like this:

In the drop-down list "Choose your zip file" select your .zip file and click "Unzip". It will start to uncompress the files on your server into the same directory. It will take a little while.

The file should be unzipped now.

This is the end of the tutorial, let us know if you have any questions.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

How to use unzip.php file
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