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|How To Backup And Restore The Backup Of A Wordpress Website by todhost(m): 6:24pm On Jun 06|
Backing up your website is important for several reasons. One being that in case of emergency you will have a copy of your website which you can use for restoring the website to a previous functional state. In this tutorial, we take you through the steps you need to take to backup your WordPress website and how to restore your WordPress website backup. This process equally applies to many other Content Management Systems (CMS).
How to Backup Your WordPress Website
In WordPress, the process of generating the backup is quite straight forward and we will explain it in details in this tutorial. WordPress is a php/MySQL driven platform and so you are required to perform the backup on two stages.
To create a backup of WordPress, you need to take the following steps:
Step 1: Back up the files
Step 2: Back up the Database
Back up your files
The first step you need to take is to backup the files for your website. This can be easily done via the FTP service for your account. If you are not quite sure how to use this service or if you are not entirely familiar with it please check our FTP tutorial series.
Once you connect to the FTP service for your website and access the root folder for your website (where the WordPress files are located) you will need to download them in a folder on your local computer.
Once you are done downloading the files you will need to backup the database your website is usin
Read full tutorial: https://www.todhost.com/knowledgebase/872/How-to-Backup-and-Restore-the-backup-of-a-WordPress-Website.html
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