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How to manage your backups in Site Backup

In the Site Backup Dashboard, you can manage your backup files, folders, and databases. More specifically, it can be used for the following:

  • Check and Delete Backup History
  • Download files
  • Restore Files

Access the Site Backup Dashboard

To manage your backups, you will need to access the Site Backup Dashboard. The steps below will show you how:

  1. Click My Account at the top of this page.
  2. Select Account Manager from the drop-down list.
  3. Enter your username and password, then click Log In.
  4. Click on the Visit My Account button.
  5. Click Web Hosting from the top menu.
  6. Select the website whose backups you want to manage.
  7. Scroll down to Site Backup and click Manage.
  8. You will be redirected to the Site Backup Dashboard.

Check and Delete Backup History

Track and verify all your website file changes by checking your Backup History. You may also delete unnecessary backups to free up your space. The steps below will show you how:

Step 1. Access the Site Backup Dashboard.
Step 2. Under Websites or Databases, click on the Backup History button next to the profile you wish to view.
  The Backup History button in Siteplus
Step 3. On the Backup History page, you can click on the Delete button next to the backup you wish to remove.
Step 4. Click Yes to confirm action.

Congratulations! You just learned how to check and delete the backup history.

Download Files

Access your backup anytime and anywhere with an easy download function. The steps below will show you how:

Step 1. Access the Site Backup Dashboard.
Step 2. Under Websites or Databases, click on the Download Files button next to the profile you wish to download.
  The Download Files button in Siteplus
Step 3. Select the Date of the backup you want to download from the drop-down list.
Step 4. Look for the specific file under Directories.
Step 5. Tick the box beside the files you wish to download.
Step 6. Once done, click on the Download Files button beside the selected Date.
  The Download Files button in Siteplus
Step 7. Enter a name for the backup you wish to download, then click Create.

Congratulations! You just learned how to download your backup files.

Restore Files

Fix corrupted files easily by recovering back ups with the automated Restore Files function. The steps below will show you show:

Step 1. Access the Site Backup Dashboard.
Step 2. Under Websites or Databases, click on the Restore Files/Database button next to the profile you want to restore.
  The Restore Files/Database button in Siteplus
Step 3. Select the Date of the backup you want to restore from the drop-down list.
Step 4. Look for the specific file under Directories.
Step 5. Tick the box beside the files you wish to restore.
Step 6. Once done, click on the Restore Files button beside the selected Date.
  The Restore Files/Database button in Siteplus
Step 7. From the drop-down list beside Restore To, select where you would like the backups to be restored.
Step 8. Tick the box beside By checking this box, I agree to replace any existing files with this restore.

Important Note: Restoring the selected files will OVERWRITE existing files. There will be no more warnings. Once the Restore has started, it can no longer be stopped.

Step 9. Once done, click Restore.

Congratulations! You just learned how to restore your backup files.

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