No one expects updates to their site to go poorly, but if they do, backups can save the day! Whenever updates are made, create a backup first. This way, if anything goes wrong, the backup can be restored on the live site to get everything back on track.


Follow the process below to safely create a backup before starting any website changes.


  • Click the New Backup button at the top right corner of the page.
  • Select what content to back up. You can back up any of the following: code from stage, uploads, database
  • Give the backup a name that describes the updates being made.
  • Click Create Backup.
  • View the notice in the System Status panel at the bottom left corner of the page to check the progress.



  • Need to restore a backup? Click here to read the full article on restoring backups.