If you possess a backup of your website on your local device and wish to transfer it to your hosting plan, follow these steps to upload the files and databases:
Choose the most suitable method from the following options based on your requirements:
Import Website - This option is perfect for a single archive in .tar, tar.gz, or .zip format, with a size below 256MB. It automatically unpacks the archive in the public_html folder of your domain
FTP client - If you have several files to upload or large archives exceeding 100GB, FTP is recommended. Remember to follow your FTP client's instructions for unpacking the archive
If your website uses a database, for example, if it is built with WordPress, you will need to upload your database as well. You have two options:
These methods will help you upload your website, whether you have developed it locally or if you have generated your website backup from a different provider.