|How-to||– 6 min read –||September 24, 2019|
How to backup your website and restore backup
How to backup a website
Database with text website content is stored separately from the files. Most often, the backup is created once a day; it contains partial or complete information about the resource. You can create a backup yourself, if necessary.
If you plan maintenance on your website, changing the template, or hosting provider, it's better to manually backup the website and save it on your computer to be on the safe side.There are two ways to backup the website on your PC:
How to make your website up and running again through backup
How to recover your website through a backup? Let's have a look at the three easiest ways to do this.
Through the hosting admin panel
If there is not enough memory, download the folder with old files directly to your computer. Then, upload the folder with the copy that you created earlier to the root directory.
After recovery, check if the site is up and running. Saving the old folder is necessary in case the backup files don't work.
Through FTP client
How to recover a database
You can also make a manual backup of all site files and save them on your computer. First, make sure that you have a working Internet connection and ask the hosting support about the reasons for server down.
To restore your website, you must upload the backup files to the root directory of the website through the hosting panel, FTP client, or SSH. If the site has a database, you also need to restore it through the MySQL database panel.
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