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OpenCart 1.4 Beginner's Guide by Murat Yilmaz

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Time for action—backing up OpenCart files and database

In this section, we will now learn how to back up the necessary files and database of the current OpenCart system before starting the upgrading processes.

We will start with backing up database files. We have two choices to achieve this.

The first method is easier and uses the built-in OpenCart module in the administration panel.

  1. We need to open the System | Backup / Restore menu.
    Time for action—backing up OpenCart files and database
  2. In this screen, we should be sure that all modules are selected. If not, click on the Select All link first. Then, we will need to click on the Backup button.
  3. A backup.sql file will be generated for us automatically. We ...

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