Have a game plan
While a savvy small business owner learns many skills, how to backup their system usually isn’t one of them. However, without this skill, you’ll get much more than a headache if something goes wrong with your site — it could ruin your bottom line.
Use your backup to set up a local or staging site
Backing up important information is now a familiar concept for many. It’s an automated transfer of your files to a location of your choosing, with easy access in case the worst happens.
It’s vital to have recent backups in place, especially for small businesses. Here are just two of the many benefits:
— You have a “get out of jail free” card if you’re hacked and need to restore your website.
— You can use the backup to set up a local or staging site to work on its development without affecting your live site.
If your hosting account has any databases, back them up first.
This puts copies of your databases in a directory called
You will then able to download them later.
We suggest backing up your site before you make changes each and every time. That way, if something goes awry, you have a fresh copy that you know is working.
Recommended with photos and music.
- 25 GB Storage
- 50 Daily malware scanning
- 250 Easy one-click restore
- Back up a file, folder or an entire database
- One website per account
- Automatic daily backups
Our cloud platform offers a 99.99% SLA uptime guarantee with full hardware and network redundancy.