Happy World Backup Day! What do you mean you didn’t know about world backup day?

World Backup Day is a day for people to learn about the increasing role of data in our lives and the importance of regular backups.

This independent initiative to raise awareness about backups and data preservation started out — like most good things on the internet - on reddit by a couple of concerned users.

Sadly, backups is one of those monotonous tasks that few of us take seriously. Lets change that in our community!

How do I backup my website?

With a bit of practice making backups becomes quick and easy.

In celebration of world backup day here’s a list of tutorials on how to backup your concrete5 website.

How to generate a full backup in cPanel

This is a step by step tutorial on how to create a backup in cPanel.



How to generate a database backup using phpMyAdmin

Follow the steps in the link to backup a MySQL database from cPanel by using the phpMyAdmin web interface.

Here’s the link:


Shell script to automate your backups

For geeks with a bit of server knowledge here is a simple shell script to backup your concrete5.7.x site. (Thanks Katz!)



Concrete5 Marketplace

Our marketplace has many great add-ons to help ease the backup process.



How to do a MySQL dump from the command line

This tutorial will show you two easy ways to backup and restore the data in your MySQL database.



Have additional ways to make a backup? Please add a tutorial to our docs!

My challenge to us all

Take the backup pledge. Is there anyone here that does not think it is worth investing the time to backup your site?

Take the pledge

I solemnly swear to backup my #concrete5 site on World Backup Day, March 31st. http://worldbackupday.com/pledge