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How Do I Manage WP Hosting Backups?

Learn how to manage your WP hosting backups.

This feature is currently only available for WP Enthusiast, WP Professional, and WP Professional Plus accounts.

Restoring from Backups

The WordPress site can be restored to any of the backups taken of it in the Account Control Center. That can be done as follows:

  1. Log into the Account Control Center
  2. Select WordPress Site List
  3. Click the name of the WordPress site to restore
  4. Select Backups
  5. Click the Restore button next to the backup you wish to restore from
  6. Check the Confirm Restore box
  7. Click Restore

The site and its files will be reverted to the state that they were in when the backup was taken. Please note that any changes since that time will be lost.

Deleting a Backup

It is possible to delete backups for your WordPress site in the Account Control Center. That can be done as follows:

  1. Log into the Account Control Center
  2. Select WordPress Site List
  3. Select the WordPress site
  4. Select Backups
  5. Check the box for Delete? next to any backups you wish to remove
  6. Click the Delete Backups button
  7. Check the box for Confirm Delete
  8. Click Delete

Once backups are deleted, they will no longer be available and cannot be restored.

Updated on October 26, 2018

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