Back up my website in Plesk hosting

You should always keep backups of your website — there's no other way to prepare for the unexpected. GoDaddy gives you two options for backups:

Method Additional fee Instructions
Automatic Yes Available through Site Backups
Manual No Use this article

Manual backups in Plesk


Manually backing up your website in Plesk temporarily brings it down. Visitors to your site will see a 503 Service Temporarily Unavailable page.

  1. From the home page of Plesk, click Backup Manager.
  2. Click Back Up.
  3. Complete the on-screen fields. Pay close attention to the Backup content area — to back up your website, you need to select Domain configuration and content.
  4. Click OK

You should also back up databases on your account.

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