This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel

Now let’s learn how to backup our website

1) Click the Backup Wizard icon
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This is the main backup screen where you can backup, or restore the files in your hosting account.

2) Click the Backup link
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You have the option of only backing up part of your account…

3) But we want to generate a full backup, so click Full Backup
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4) Select the destination for the backup…
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5) … then click Generate Backup
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That’s it! We’ve just created a full backup to the home directory

6) To download a copy of the backup to your computer, simply click it…
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7) … then save it to your computer
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That’s all there is to it!

Restoring files is just as easy…

8) Click the Backup Wizard icon again
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9) Then click the Restore button
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10) Choose what type of restore you want to do… in this case, let’s restore the Home Directory
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11) Locate the home directory backup…
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12) … then click Upload
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The files have been restored!
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This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create a backup with cPanel, and restore files from a backup

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