Daily Website Backups
In any website, it is important to protect your data as early as you can. You do not want to be caught red-handed and lose everything in just a blink of an eye. Your data is always at risk of being lost all the time because of the nature of the internet. If you do not have a backup, you can be left with nothing.
iPage provides you with a backup system and they can backup your site as well as your desktop. As a new customer at iPage, you will get a PC backup service that works in the background by keeping all your files backed up regularly.
You can never tell when disaster will strike and it is best to be prepared all the time in case something happens to the server.
Safeguarding your site with online backups
iPage offers Site Backups & Restore feature for only $12.95/year. This promo price is during the first year subscription so you can save a lot.After your renewal, the rate will be $16.95/year. This is still incredibly cheaper compared to others.
Features of Site Backup
- Quick and easy – downloading the files that you need is very simple. You do not have to undergo a lot of procedures just to restore your files.
- Automatic file restoration – your files can be replaced with either the current files or a specified backup version. You can also do this manually.
- Daily backups – this is a part of the regular system maintenance and your files are in the system for a few days. This is very helpful when you are not able to back up your files and you encountered a problem.
Two Types of Backup
- Automated website backup
- Manual website backup
Website owners do not have to worry about doing a manual backup every now and then because iPage offers an automated backup software to do the backing up for you. Sometimes, you tend to forget that you need to back your site up and you can encounter a very big problem if you are not able to backup on time.
When you sign up on iPage, you will have the option to buy the automated nightly backup. If you subscribe to this feature, your site will be backed up everyday and you do not have to worry about it anymore. You can have peace of mind knowing that your file will be saved and that they are all protected, safe, and tucked away safely. This is a very small price to pay to keep your website from going down.
Back up regularly
Whenever you are building a website, you have to make sure that you have the most updated copy of your files. This is helpful when you have accidentally deleted some files or if you have encountered a problem with your server.
Ease of Use
Backups in iPage are easy to use and very convenient compared to doing manual backups yourself. By using an automated backup, you have a copy of your website files every night.
PC Backup Options
If you want to back your desktop up, you can get it without any additional cost. Your website files can be saved into your PC.
Doing a manual backup
iPage offers a PC backup for free so you can save your files to your personal computer. So if in case you did not sign up for the automated backup, you can do this manually. It is important to do this as a routine backup because you do not have an automated backup. Below are the steps that you can follow to backup manually:
- Login to vDeck control panel.
- Click on backup and restore button.
This is pretty easy that you do not have to be a techy person to do a backup of your site.