How To Backup Website Using cPanel


While working online, we will face so many security issues. WordPress users can protect their login URL from unauthorized users. Sometime, our website will get hacked. For our safety, a complete website backup is essential. In this post, we will show you how to backup website using cPanel.

How To Backup Website Using cPanel?

Most of us are using cPanel. Using the power of cPanel, we can create and restore a complete backup. For that, log in to the cPanel a.k.a control panel of your website.

How To Backup Website Using cPanel

Now, you may want to choose the Backup wizard there.

cpanel backup wizard

Now, there you can see 2 options. Backing up and restoring. In our case, we need to create a backup.

backup website

Now, choose full or partial backup option from there. I recommend you create a complete backup of your website.

full website backup

Now, choose the destination there. Also, enter an email address. When the system generates the backup, you will get an email notification then.

generate backup

The system will start generating a complete website backup and will store it in the destination within some time.

cpanel backup started

Once the backup process complete, you can see the backup file in the destination. You need to download it to your local storage. After that, you can restore the website back up. For that, go to the backup wizard and choose the restoration.

restore backup

Now, you may want to choose the backup type. In my case, I have created a backup of the home directory.

restore home directory

Choose the backup file there and upload it to the server.

restore website

Soon, your website will become live. This is how you can backup website using cPanel.

Why You Need Backup?

Owning an online business is an awesome thing. But, we need to take care of our business in that case. There are some folks there who mostly look to hack a website or destroy it. If something happened to your blog today, you can simply restore it from yesterday’s backup.

If you are not generating backups of your website, you may want to start it again! Also, try to store those backups offsite. You can store it on any cloud storages or also on your local computer.

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  1. Thomas August 10, 2018
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