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PHP 5 Social Networking by Michael Peacock

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Maintenance

There are a number of maintenance options for us to consider and implement once our site is online.

Backing up and restoring your social network

Backing up and restoring our site is one of the most important maintenance tasks to do, because if something goes wrong with our site, server or host, we would want to be able to restore the site quickly. Ideally, backing up should be automated, if you have purchased backup provisions with your hosting account, you may have automated backup options available in addition to the ones listed below.

With cPanel

Within the main cPanel interface, in the Files section, there is a link to the Backups area:

We can download a copy of our Home Directory (all of the files and most of our settings), and also ...

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