Knowledgebase: File Transfer Protocol
How do I backup my website with WISE-FTP?
Posted by Sean Syed on 20 February 2013 06:25 PM

As well as uploading your website, WISE-FTP will also allow you to back up your website content.

 

Step 1
Open WISE-FTP and click Connect in the top left corner.

 
 

Step 2
The Site manager window will appear, choose your profile and click Connect at the foot of the screen.

 
 

The screen is split into two sections. On the left hand side of the screen will be a list of the files on your computer. On the right hand side of the screen will be a list of files located on your webserver.

Step 3 

In the left hand pane, highlight the folders you would like to back your website up to. In the right hand pane, select the files or folders you would like to back up.


In the following example we will back up all the files on the web server to a folder on our local machine named “Back up of my website”.

 
 
Step 4
Click the download button to back up your website in the folder you specified.
 
 

Step 5
Once complete you should see your website files copied over onto your local computer. This can be checked by looking in the left hand window pane.

 
 

Full documentation on WISE-FTP can be found at: http://www.wise-ftp.com/download/Users_Guide_WISE-FTP_5.zip

Further support is also available at: http://www.wise-ftp.com/support/index.htm

 
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