Top reasons why you must take a 'Website Backup'
A website backup is the greatest insurance for any website owner can invest in to prevent against disaster. Everyone knows the importance of backing up your computer files, but rarely do they give any importance to making sure their website has backups. Backing up the website is very important as the owners must not take risks of losing their business.
There're many reasons why you should always keep backup of your website on regular basis
1) Wrong Updates
The updating of websites is need and therefore websites are regularly updated.The updating might include the features like safety, security or solving any issues. The webmasters know that the websites are at risk when they are updated, so they need a proper backup in case of any damage. The webmasters must use the website backup services before they update their system so that they can be feeling secure in case the updates may go wrong. The entire website can get offline for a particular period, and the components of a website like plug-ins, software, themes, and back-end programming might be at risk.
2) Malware and other issues
The websites can be subject to various issues like Trojan horses, viruses, and other malware. These may affect your website the website through other parties that the webmasters consider being safe. These activities enter your system while breaking the firewall armor. They get downloaded with other files that may cause harm to your website and computer.
Keep the backup through the website backup service is very important. It will give you safe and secure running.If you're using shared hosting then your website files are at risk. Although security softwares are installed at server side but any unidentified malware can shut your website down so in such cases your website backup helps.
3) Human Factors
Sometimes, the data is lost or crashed by the human errors. Sometimes your mistakes are big enough that will cost you losing the important data. Keeping the backup and extra storage will help you revive the data. It is very important and many different website backup services are available to keep you safe and sound.
How do I take backup of my web files?
Performing a Complete cPanel Backup- Login to your cPanel.
i)Click the Backup button in the Files section of cPanel.
ii) In the Full Backup section, click the Download a Full Website Backup button.
iii) Complete Back Up in cPanel
iv) On the next screen make sure the Home Directory option is selected.
v) If you want an email notification when the backup completes, enter your email address. If you do not want an email, vi) check the box next to Do not send email notification of backup completion.
vii)Click the Generate Backup buton to begin the Full cPanel Backup.
viii) Create a Complete Back Up
You will then see a message stating "Full Backup in Progress..." Allow some time for the backup to complete, you will receive an email notification upon completion (if you entered your email address in the last step).
Download the file from your cPanel. It will be located in your /home directory, begin with backup, and include the date. For example: backup-10.26.2016_15-51-32_example.tar.gz
Note that JWebMaker never takes backup of your web files, as per policy of JWebMaker, Customer shall execute an back-up of the stored data on a regular basis. Option to take backup is available in cPanel. The customer is responsible for maintaining its data on the server. ( Further, you can visit 'Customer Agreement for Web Services ' in Legal Agreement section to know more about the same )