How To Back up Your Website in cPanel

  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.

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  2. Now let’s learn how to backup our website.

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  3. Click the "Backup Wizard" icon.

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  4. This is the main backup screen where you can backup, or restore the files in your hosting account.

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  5. To backup your website, click the "Backup" button.

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  6. You have the option of only backing up part of your account …

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  7. … or generating a full backup, which we’ll do now. Click the "Full Backup" button.

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  8. Select the destination, then click "Generate Backup".

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  9. That’s it! We’ve just created a full backup to the home directory.

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  10. To download a copy of the backup to your computer, simply click its link. That’s all there is to it!

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  11. Restoring files is just as easy. Click the "Backup Wizard" icon again.

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  12. Then click the "Restore" button.

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  13. Choose what type of restore you want to do… in this case, let’s restore the "Home Directory".

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  14. Locate the Home Directory backup…

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  15. Then click "Upload".

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  16. The files have been restored!

 

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