What is an easy way to backup my website before I start editing it?
I had someone make my website for my business. They sort of went to a corporate job now and I'm left to try and figure out software to edit my site. Are there any easy ways to backup th website before I go and screw it up.
Asked By: Mug R - 4/22/2010
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Log into your Control Panel and schedule a site backup. Have it sent to you in an email or download it from the folder by FTP. The file will be in a compressed format. Once downloaded to your computer, make sure you in-compress it into its own folder... More
Answered By: ☠ My Bud ☠ - 4/22/2010
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WebReaper is a software that has the ability to copy your whole server. If it won't run, ask your webmaster for a backup on an external hard drive.
Answered By: Fabian - 4/22/2010
Check out this website... http://www.itwebexperts.com/how-to-backup-website-files-cpanel-mysql-html.php
Answered By: Manoj - 4/22/2010
Use wget to pull all of your files down and then save them to your hard drive.
Answered By: Runa - 4/22/2010
Download it using an ftp program like fetch or wsftp. Some web application even have them built in.
Answered By: emtpoller - 4/23/2010
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