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How to download a website backup to maintain a personal archive

Here is how to download a website backup using Jet Backup to maintain a personal archive at
Log into your account and go to the "Website Backups" section.
Locate the backup file you want to download and click the "Download" button next to it.
Your browser will prompt you to save the backup file. Choose a location on your local computer to save the .zip or .tar.gz file.
Once downloaded, you can extract the backup file to access: • The database backup (.sql file) • The website files backup • Any additional backup data included
To restore from the backup later: • Upload the website files to your hosting account • Import the database backup into your database • Update the website's configuration files if needed
Benefits of Maintaining Personal Website Backups:
• Ability to revert your site if anything goes wrong
• Create a staging site from an older backup for testing
• Migrate your site data to a new hosting account
• Comply with data archiving laws/regulations
At, we recommend downloading a full backup of your site regularly as part of good website management practices. Our Jet Backup tool makes it easy to create and retrieve archived site backups on-demand.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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