EasyWP: How to back-up a WordPress site

Backing up a website is essential for any owner no matter how experienced he/she is. Websites can get compromised by an outside party, crash after an upgrade, or fail as a result of a human error. This is when a saved copy of your files and a data come in handy. Keeping a recent backup of your website saves time and reduces stress and downtime.

This guide describes how to manage EasyWP backups:

How to create a backup of a WordPress application
How to download a database/files

The Backup section allows you to create a new backup, restore a previous backup, download a backup of a database and/or files, and review your backups list:




How to create a backup of a WordPress application:


1. From within your EasyWP Dashboard, click the More () icon to the right hand side of your EasyWP site, then go to Settings and choose the Backups tab:




2. Click on the New Backup button and enter the desired backup name in the Backup Description field, then click Create New:



Once a backup is generated, it will be visible in the list of available backups. You will receive a confirmation to your Namecheap contact email address, as well as a corresponding notification in your EasyWP Dashboard:




How to download a database/files backup of a WordPress application:

1. From within your EasyWP Dashboard, click the More () icon to the right hand side of your EasyWP site. Select Settings and choose the Backups tab:




2. Click the More () option to the right-hand side of the desired backup and select Download Database or Download Files. A corresponding TAR archive will be downloaded to your local PC:




That's it!


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