How to take Backup your Website in GoDaddy Through cPanel? [with images]

Shit! My website is hacked and the website’s database information has brutally vanished from my hosting account, I do not wish to happen the same for my other websites, is there any option to do backup our website information in GoDaddy through cPanel? Can we backup our website in GoDaddy? Yes, By following few simple steps you can easily backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel.

Basically, in GoDaddy we have two options to do backup our website, one way is through FTP client we can backup our website, another way is to backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account.Both the options are quite easy to do, but today’s article i’m going to guide you to do backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account.

Steps to backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account

GoDaddy is a best, cheapest hosting provider in the world, Once you register domain name with GoDaddy, you will be authorized to delete domain name, you can transfer one domain register to another, you can enable security options, you can reset your hosting, you can do so many things with your domain name but In today’s article, I’m going to show you to backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account.

We have unlimited hosting providers in the blogging market, every hosting provider offers unlimited features to their customers but we can’t come to a conclusion that, this hosting provider is providing ultimate features from rest of the hosting providers, though every provider has their unique style to attract their customers.

Let me share you few ideas about GoDaddy. GoDaddy is one of the largest hosting providers in the world, It offers many plans to the customers as well for the organizations to choose a host in cheap.

Many of them aware of GoDaddy hosting because they are providing best features to their customers with 24/7 support, But we can’t say that GoDaddy is best in the world because I have many niche blogs which are hosted on GoDaddy, Yeah i have been facing some issues in some niche blogs, it’s been showing server down, not optimizing properly, but some other niche blogs are running well and getting reputation from all various resources.

According to my analysis, GoDaddy is best in price and features-wise.One of the features is we can easily restore MySql database in GoDaddy through cPanel, just follow my instructions to do backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account.

Steps to Backup your Website in Godaddy through cPanel


Every hosting provider gives an opportunity to backup & restore website information in their cPanel accounts and it’s an easy to backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account.
I will explain you step-wise so that you will feel more comfy with the process.

Step-1) To backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account, first log in to your Godaddy’s Account, Once you logged-in, now you need to click on your account’s top right corner of the page(As shown in the below image), in those options just click on a “My-Products option.Once you click on a “My-Products” option, below you will get multiple options.(check we have “Domains, Web hosting, and WorkSpace Email”).


GoDaddy my product option

Step-2) After completion of the first step now you need to click on “Web Hosting->Manage” option ( I have hosted only one website so I will click on “> Manage” option if you have multiple websites hosted then you need to click on “Manage”, for which you want to backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel).

Webhosting Manage option

Step-3) After clicking on “Web Hosting->Manage” option you will get redirected to your cPanel’s account which contains all hosted account related information. Just scroll down the page and in the bottom, you can find “Backup” option under “Files” tab (refer the image for clarification).

Now Click on “Backup” option.

backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account

Step-4) After clicking on “Backup” option, you will be redirected to a backup page, Here you need to click on “Home Directory” button to download your website directory files into your local machine.

website home directroy backup

Step-5) Now click on “Databases script file link” and download it to your local machine, the file contains all your website database related information (Refer the image I have i3091718_wp1).

website mysql database backup

Step-6) Now click on “Email forwarders link(refer the image I have email forwarder), here your email information backup will be dowloaded into your local machine.

Website email forwardars backup

Step-7) Click on “System Filter Info link” to save all your email filter information into your local machine.I do not have any filter information so it’s showing blank for me.

download email filters backup

These are the complete files related to your website, download all the files and keep in a new folder to avoid confusion.

This is the complete guide to do backup your website in GoDaddy through cPanel account, if you face any difficulty in taking backup website then reach me via comment box, i will quickly resolve your queries.

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