A backup is a copy of a site which is kept on an independent server and could be restored if a problem occurs with the live website - a defeated script update, an accidental deletion of some file or of the whole database, and so on. Restoring the site the way it was shall eliminate or decrease the damage the issue may have caused, which is by all means a much better alternative than having to reconstruct your entire website from scratch. Even though you could download a copy of your content on your laptop, keeping a backup is a feature that most web hosting companies offer as part of their packages. It is important to check how frequently they do that, though, because some providers create a backup once every 7 days, which may be far from enough for a booking site or an e-commerce portal in which the information is updated every day. It's also advisable to see how fast and easy a backup can be restored, which could be crucial if some issue appears on your Internet site.

Daily Data Back-up in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our system creates a full copy of the files and databases in each and every semi-dedicated server account created on our cutting-edge website hosting platform, so in case you host your sites with us, you'll never have to deal with info loss, specifically having in mind that the copies are generated a minimum of four times every day and are kept a minimum of 1 week. Restoring the content normally takes no more than a few minutes and may be completed in 2 ways. The first is to send a support ticket with this request, indicating from which date you wish the backup to be restored. The second way is to restore the content by yourself, because the backups are available in the File Manager section of the CP and you may examine them freely to see what every single folder features. All it takes to restore a backup is to copy the contents of the backup folder to the domain folder. You shall be able to see the timestamp for each backup in the account, so you can use the one you need.