How to manually restore WordPress using cPanel
Last week we discussed how to manually backup WordPress using cPanel.
Today I’ll show you how to manually restore WordPress using the cPanel backup we created.
Login to your cPanel account
Navigate to your login page for cPanel. This is normally your domain name or IP address followed by /cpanel
Under the files section, click on the backup Wizard Icon
Click on the “Restore” button to start the restore process.
On the select restore type page, click on the “Home Directory” button
Click the “Choose File” link, locate the .gz home directory backup and then click the “Upload” button
Now that we’ve restored the file data, we can now restore the database.
Click on the “Restore” button again.
On the select restore type page, click on the “MySQL Databases” button
Click the “Choose File” link, locate the .sql.gz database backup and then click the “Upload” button
If you’ve followed the guide in full, you’ll now understand how to manually restore WordPress using cPanel, from an existing backup.
If you are currently a Clook customer, we also automatically backup your site daily and retain a weekly and monthly copy.
If you have any questions, we’d be delighted to hear from you.
Did you know…
At Clook, one of our specialisms is providing WordPress hosting, if you’d like to find out more, please get in touch with us.
Will’s our technical sales guy from the hills of Rossendale. In his spare time he can be found designing and building websites, or doing a spot of DIY!