“Make a backup” is one of the most often heard pieces of advice when it comes to digital security. If you back up your site regularly, you’ll have a quick fix in case anything goes wrong. For example, having a backup can save you a lot of headaches if you have to perform troubleshooting or recover lost data. There are 2 methods of completing a backup.
Within your control panel, there is a link to Backup that allows you to create and download a complete backup of your website files.
If you prefer a more manual approach, you can copy your files using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Whatever strategy you use is fine as long as you have multiple backups and you create them often. For maximum security, we recommend keeping several duplicate backups in different locations. That way, even if you lose one, you’ll have a backup of your backup that you created.