Backup your website in cPanel

We assume you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.

Now let’s learn how to backup our website.

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

To backup your website, click the Backup Button.

You have the only option of backing up part of your account or generating a full backup, which we will do now. Click the Full Backup button.

Select the destination and then click Generate Backup.

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

To download a copy of the backup to your computer, simply click it’s link.

That’s all there is to do it.

Restoring files is just as easy. Click the Backup Wizard icon again. Then click the Restore button.

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

Locate the Home Directory backup. Then click Upload.

The files have been restored.

This is the end of the tutorial.

You now know how to how to backup your website in cPanel.

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