How to back up your website

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You should periodically create a backup copy of your website.

One way to do this would be to use the the Backup utility included with the Hosting Control Panel provided by your hosting provider.

Joomla! users may instead prefer to use a Third Party Extension like Akeeba Backup.

We like Akeeba Backup PRO.

Read more about: Akeeba Backup.

In this Article

In this article we cover how to create a Backup Archive of any website using the Backup utility included with two popular hosting control panels: cPanel and Plesk.

And how to download the Backup Archive you create from the server for storage offline.

Read more: Back up your website using cPanel.

Read more: Back up your website using Plesk.

 

FAQs

Good Housekeeping

Download a Backup from the server immediately after you create it.

Only store your most recent Backups on the server.

 

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Backup Basics for a Joomla! Website