How to Backup Your Website Using cPanel

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to backup your website from your cPanel

If you want to manually backup and restore specific files and folders, please refer to this article

Sign into your cPanel and follow these steps:

1) Click Backups

2) Click Download or Generate a Full Website Backup

3) Choose your backup destination from the Backup Destination drop down bar. You can have your backup in a home directory or a remote location.

4) If you chose a remote location, you will need to fill in your server, username, password, port, and remote directory.

5) If you like, you can fill in your email address so that you can be notified when your backup is complete.

6) Click Generate Backup

You will then receive a confirmation that you backup has begun

Once the backup is completed, if you enter an email address, you will receive a confirmation email saying that the backup has been completed

This now concludes how to backup your website using cPanel

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Arian Jahansouz

Hello, I am Arian! I have been writing for Arvixe since 2009 and now head the Arvixe Blog. Feel free to contact me at any time with questions or comments!

3 Comments on How to Backup Your Website Using cPanel

  1. Michael Ghirardi says:

    When i click on the above small screen shots it looks like I should see larger png images but they are all blank.

  2. Jennifer says:

    I did not get the screen #4, giving options for remote location. Very helpful tips, btw.

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