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How to Back up a Website at HostGator
Creating a backup of your website at HostGator
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If you want to backup a website hosted at HostGator, for example, to upload it to your hosting account at Hostinger, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your HostGator's cPanel

  2. Click on the Backups menu in the Files section

  3. Under the Full Backup section, select Generate/ Download a Full Website Backup

  4. Select the Home Directory option from the Backup Destination drop-down menu

  5. Specify your Email Address if you want to get a notification when the backup is complete

  6. Click on Generate Backup, which will create the backup file in tar.gz format in your home directory

  7. Now you can then download the backup via cPanel, FTP or SSH

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