Having a backup of your Joomla website is essential. There are many bad things that could happen to your site – an extension can malfunction, some of your code can break or even your site can get hacked. In such cases a recent backup of your Joomla 3 site can be a life saver. In this tutorial we will discuss several ways to create a complete backup of your site. We will explain the two most popular backup options: the standard manual backup and the more automated Akeeba backup. We will also give you information about the two additional options that are available when you use FastWebHostJoomla hosting: the Softaculous backup and the professional backup by our expert Joomla support team. 

How to Create a Joomla 3 Backup

  • How to Backup Joomla Manually – Learn how to create a Manual Joomla backup the good old “do-it-yourself” way!
  • How to Backup Joomla with Akeeba Backup – Find out how to use the popular Akeeba Backup component to backup your Joomla website.
  • How to Backup Joomla with Softaculous – If your site is hosted with FastWebHost you can also backup your Joomla using Softaculous Autoinstaller.
  • How to Have Joomla Backed up by FastWebHost Experts – Our customers can request a complete backup of their Joomla site to be created by our experts!

Weekly Backup Included in Our Joomla Hosting Offer!

girl posterWe recommend that you do local backups of your Joomla website as often as possible. However, as part of our Joomla hosting service, we create weekly backups of your entire account just in case.