cPanel 10 Tutorial: Website Backup

How to create a backup of your site and restore it?

You can do your backup quite easily. First you would need to know what your web site consist of and thus what should be backed up/restored. Usually sites are composed of files and databases. You must take care of them all if you want to have your site exactly the way it has been before.

How to backup/restore your files?

In order to backup your files, please download all the files from your public_html folder to your computer by using your favorite FTP client.After that you can easily upload back the files to your hosting account and your website will be restored.

How to backup/restore your database?

Once having all the files on your computer, you should make a dump of your MySQL database. Please, click here to learn how to backup/restore your MySQL database

You may also request an affordable backup creation of your whole account by posting a ticket from the Exclusive Professional Services tab inside your Help Desk area.