To create a backup copy of your Joomla 3 site manually, you need to archive the two parts of the application - all Joomla files and its database. This tutorial explains how to create a local copy of those two parts of your Joomla website. You can always use an FTP client to transfer all Joomla files and folders to your local hard drive. However, Joomla comes with more than core files.
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To create a backup copy of your Joomla 3 site manually, you need to archive the two parts of the application - all Joomla files and its database. This tutorial explains how to create a local copy of those two parts of your Joomla website. You can always use an FTP client to transfer all Joomla files and folders to your local hard drive.
However, Joomla comes with more than core files. Add your actual media content - photos, videos, extensions etc. This means that if you decide to transfer your files via FTP it may take some time because multiple small files are slower to transfer than one big file.
A more efficient way to transfer your files is to compress them first into a single ZIP file using the File Manager tool in cPanel. To do this navigate to the main folder of your Joomla 3 installation, select all files and press the Compress button in the top part of the page.
Now, press the Compress File s button and the File Manager will create the archive of all the files and folders you've selected. Once you have created the archive of your files you can download it either through an FTP client or navigate to the file using a regular browser to download it on your hard drive.
There are two ways to create a backup of your Joomla database. To obtain this information, open the configuration. In it, locate the following lines that contain the database credentials. To create a backup of your Joomla database via SSH, first you need to access your account. To do that, you can check our SSH Tutorial. Next, navigate to your Joomla site folder.
Here, you need to use the mysqldump command and the information you've obtained from the configuration. Finally, navigate with your browser to yourjoomlasite. First, login to your cPanel account and open the phpMyAdmin tool which is located in the Databases section. Now, you have to select the database you want to backup. All your databases will be listed in the left menu of phpMyAdmin. You will get the actual name of your database from the configuration.
Next, select your Joomla database and press the Export button from the top menu in phpMyadmin. That's it! How to Backup Joomla Manually Learn how to backup your Joomla 3 files and database on your local computer. This tutorial covers the following topics:.
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