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Some of my clients don't have CPanel access to their WordPress, so I have to copy and paste from the built-in editor to pull out the PHP.

Is there a way within that admin interface to grab all the PHP files? I don't have FTP acces.. gr...

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You should demand access to ftp or the command line, working without is is crippling and to be blunt, silly.

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That's what I figured. I've opted not to work for the client unless he upped the ante quite a bit for my frustration. Thanks! – Caveatrob May 22 '11 at 5:08

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