WP_Filesystem_FTPext::move()publicWP 2.5.0

Moves a file or directory.

After moving files or directories, OPcache will need to be invalidated.

If moving a directory fails, copy_dir() be used for a recursive copy.

Use move_dir() moving directories with OPcache invalidation and a fallback to copy_dir().

Method of the class: WP_Filesystem_FTPext{}

No Hooks.


true|false. True on success, false on failure.


$WP_Filesystem_FTPext = new WP_Filesystem_FTPext();
$WP_Filesystem_FTPext->move( $source, $destination, $overwrite );
$source(string) (required)
Path to the source file or directory.
$destination(string) (required)
Path to the destination file or directory.
Whether to overwrite the destination if it exists.
Default: false


Since 2.5.0 Introduced.

WP_Filesystem_FTPext::move() code WP 6.5.4

public function move( $source, $destination, $overwrite = false ) {
	return ftp_rename( $this->link, $source, $destination );