OpenCart – cPanel Complete Backup

In this article I’ll show you how to make a complete backup of your OpenCart store from within cPanel. It’s good practice to backup your files on a regimented schedule. This is just one of many ways to create a backup of your online store but probably the easiest and most efficient.


Login to your Arvixe cPanel account. The easiest way to do this is to type in your domain and type /cpanel. You will arrive at a login page that looks like this:

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Type in your name and password and click LOGIN. This will take you to the main cPanel console that looks something like this “according to what you have moved around”:

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Now under the FILES BLOCK choose BACKUP WIZARD.

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Now once inside this console choose Backup.

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Now choose FULL BACKUP

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The next and last step is to choose your backup destination and click GENERATE. It will say

Full Backup in Progress…

Now you have completed the backup process and can feel peace of mind!

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