Backing up a cPanel Website

To back up your website, please follow the below steps.

  1. Log into your cPanel account
  2. Open the backups section via the search feature on the left hand side
  3. Once in the backup section, press “download or generate a full website backup”
  4. This will take you through to a new page, here enter your email address where required – leave the other settings as they are and press “Generate Backup”
  5. The backup will now run on the system, and generate a report which will be sent through to your email account, once you have received the confirmation press the “Go Back” button in cPanel
  6. At the top of this page, you should now get a “Backups Available for Download” list, click the backup you wish to download and select where you would like to download the file to. This file is a zipped copy of the website. 
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