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HOW TO: Create, Restore and Download Softaculous Backups
Posted by Uvaraj N. on 23 December 2021 09:38 AM

How to Create a Backup of Your Website Using Softaculous

 

1. First, log in to your cPanel control panel and locate and click on the Softaculous icon listed under Software/Services.

3. Within Softaculous, click the button labelled All Installations at the top of the page

3. This will show you a list of all your installed applications. Locate and select the application you intend to backup.

4. Hit the Backup button next to your selected application.

5. Select your desired Backup Location from the dropdown menu, and when you’ve finished making your selection, click the blue Backup Installation button.

6. When the backup is completed, you’ll see the following message:The backup was created successfully. You can download it from the Backups page.

 

Download Backup of Your Website Using Softaculous

1. Login in to your cPanel control panel and locate and click on the Softaculous icon listed under Software/Services.

2. Within Softaculous, click the button labelled 'Backup & Restore' at the top of the page

3. You’ll be presented with a list of available backups. Choose the specific backup that you intend to download to your Local PC. 

 

How to Restore a Backup of Your Website Using Softaculous

1. Login in to your cPanel control panel and locate and click on the Softaculous icon listed under Software/Services.

2. Within Softaculous, click the button labelled 'Backup & Restore' at the top of the page

3. You’ll be presented with a list of available backups. Choose the specific backup that you intend to RESTORE

4. After making your selection, hit the Restore button to restore your backup.

 

And there you have it! You now know how to create, download and restore application backups using Softaculous.

 

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