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you will make a copy of every file you have and also make an entire backup of the sql database

 

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you will make a copy of every file you have and also make an entire backup of the sql database

 

HTH

 

how do I do that....give me some example please...does it mean I have to download the SQL Database to my computer and use FTP to download other files?...and I just wondering what the SQL Database hold?(i am new to SQL stuff)

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how do I do that....give me some example please...does it mean I have to download the SQL Database to my computer and use FTP to download other files?...and I just wondering what the SQL Database hold?(i am new to SQL stuff)

 

 

You would need to FTP the entire directory/file structure of your site to a suitable folder on your local machine (be aware, this will take some time - especially all the image files)

 

As far as the SQL Database is concerned, it may not be on the same machine as your website - it depends how it's hosted and their particular setup.

 

The best way to back up the database is using PHPmySQL, which should already be installed. from there, you can export the entire database in a suitable format and download the file to your local machine. Bear in mid that if you actually want to use the database on your local machine, it will have to be loaded into a MySQL database server installed on your local machine (although you can read the raw data in any spreadsheet if you export in cvs for example).

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As far as the SQL Database is concerned, it may not be on the same machine as your website - it depends how it's hosted and their particular setup.

 

The best way to back up the database is using PHPmySQL, which should already be installed. from there, you can export the entire database in a suitable format and download the file to your local machine. Bear in mid that if you actually want to use the database on your local machine, it will have to be loaded into a MySQL database server installed on your local machine (although you can read the raw data in any spreadsheet if you export in cvs for example).

 

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