Backing up and migrating a site

This guide provides information on how to back up a site and how to migrate a site (for example, from one host to another).

Back up your site using the command line

When you backup your website you create copies of both the files and the database.

Backing up a site

General backup best practices

Backing up your site (GUI)

Backup your Drupal files

Migrating a site

Migrating Drupal site if you change hosts, or if you maintain separate development and live sites.

Multisite Backup Script

Here's a perl script that should properly backup a multisite Drupal installation. I've tested it on my site and it seems to work, but it

Restoring a database backup (command line)

Most site updates happen without incident and when successful, the database dump you made can be discarded or archived. However,

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