Learn how to take proper backup of website using ftp

1. Download and Install Filezilla

The first thing you’ll need to do is download Filezilla, and you can do so on the following page:


2. Use Filezilla to connect to your account
After you’ve downloaded and installed Filezilla, use the quick connect feature to connect to your ftp account. To do so, you’ll need the following settings:


Host: For the host value, enter yourdomain.com. For example, if your domain name is domain-abc-123.com, enter domain-abc-123.com
Username: Enter your cPanel username here.
Password: Enter your cPanel password here.
Port: The default port number is 21, but you can leave the port blank here.


3. Download your files
After you have connected, you can then download your files. There are several different ways to do this, we recommend the following:


In the following directions, you will be working within different quadrants in



Double click the new directory in the lower-left window to navigate to it.


In the lower-right window, click any folder and then hit Ctrl-a on your keyboard to highlight all of the files and folders

You can take secure backup of website using ftp. Please follow the above steps to take proper backup of website using ftp.

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