Backing up files and databases

Backing up your Joomla! site and VirtueMart store will be a regular maintenance task that you need to perform. The importance of backing up site files and your database is obvious. Any time there may be some disaster when the backups will save your work and shop. There are many ways to backup your site files and database. You can backup these either manually or by using some backup tools.

A manual backup consists of two parts: backing up the site files and backing up the database. You can back up the site files by transferring the files from the server to another remote server or local computer. An FTP client can help you do so. You can also backup the database through the mysqldump program or more conveniently from ...

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