You can restore your WordPress website in less than 20 minutes using our amazing backups section.
Go to Hosting section:
Press on the Hosting plan:
In case you have more than one website in your File manager, you’ll need to know which database your WordPress is using, to check it you’ll need to find your wp-config.php file which can be found following 4 simple steps:
1st step - Locate file manager in hPanel:
2nd step - Go to File manager:
3rd step - Locate the file wp-config.php:
4th step - Save/copy your database hostname and username:
Well done! You’re halfway through!
Let’s go ahead and download our backups
1st step - Locate backups section in hPanel:
2nd step - Prepare your database and website files:
3rd step - Download your backups:
NOTE: Make sure you’re downloading the correct database which we’ve got from wp-config.php!
There are 2 ways to manage your old files
Option 1: Move your files to a new folder.
1st step - Go to your File Manager:
2nd step Create a new folder:
3rd step Select all your files:
4th step - Unmark folder “OLD” and move your files to this folder:
5th step Select “OLD” folder:
Option 2: Delete all your files.
1st step - Go to your file manager:
2nd step - Select all files and delete them:
Well done! The next goal is to upload your files to File manager, simply drag & drop your website files:
Once you’ll upload your files, don’t forget to extract it:
Put . (the dot is used to extract files to the current directory) in the directory and click on “Extract”:
Note: If your archive does have unrecognized characters or special symbols you can get the error “unexpected character”. In this case, you can do that using SSH, you can find the tutorial right here.
Next step is to move all your Wordpress files to the public_html (root) folder:
Note: If your files are more than 256 Mb, you’ll need to use FTP client like FileZilla in order to transfer your files, you can check the tutorial right here.
Well done, you have uploaded your website files! The next step is uploading database, in this case, we suggest you create a new database in order to make sure you’re not overwriting the current one.
1st step - Locate the MySQL databases section:
2nd step - Create a new database:
3rd step - Click on phpMyAdmin on the newly created database:
4th step - Click on Import button:
5th step - Select your database file and press "Go":
Awesome! You’re doing great! We have reached the final step!
6th step - Configure wp-config.php file to use the correct database:
7th step - Go to your file manager:
8th step- Locate your wp-config.php file:
Final step is to re-write DB_NAME, DB_USER and DB_PASSWORD lines with credentials from your previously created database:
Well done! Your website was successfully restored to the backup you’ve downloaded!
Take care and don’t forget to use your own password!