No one expects updates to their site to go poorly, but if they do, backups can save the day! Whenever updates are made, create a backup first. This way, if anything goes wrong, the backup can be restored on the live site to get everything back on track.
Follow the process below to safely create a backup before starting any website changes.
- Click the New Backup button at the top right corner of the page.
- Select what content to back up. You can back up any of the following: code from stage, uploads, database.
- Enter a name for the backup that describes the updates being made.
- Click Create Backup.
- View the notice in the System Status panel at the bottom left corner of the page to check the progress.
Need to restore a backup? Click here to read the full article on restoring backups.