This is fairly straight forward yet people find it somewhat confusing. Follow these easy steps below or if you need more help, use the Linux manpage.
How to Zip a file(s)
_The Examples shows how to zip a single file and multiple files into a single
How to Zip an entire Directory
_The Example shows how to zip a directory called
photos into a zip file called
How to Unzip a .Zip File
How to list contents of a .Zip file without Unzipping