How to configure Jetpack backups on Managed WordPress
This article describes how to configure backups using the Jetpack plugin on Managed WordPress.
- This article is specifically about backups in Jetpack. For general information about Jetpack on Managed WordPress, as well as how to activate Jetpack for your account, please see this article.
- The information in this article applies to cPanel-based Managed WordPress hosting accounts. If your Managed WordPress account uses Plesk, please see this article.
To configure backups in Jetpack, follow these steps:
- Log in to the WordPress site where Jetpack is activated.
- In the left sidebar, click Jetpack. The Jetpack page appears.
- Under Security, in the Backup section, click Enter credentials:
Click Approve to log in to Jetpack.com with your existing WordPress.com account:
- On the Jetpack site, the Remote server credentials page appears.
Click I don't know / my host is not listed here / I have my server credentials:
Specify your server credentials:
- Click Test and save credentials. If the test succeeds, go to the next step. If the test does not succeed, review the account information you provided in step 7, and then try again.
Click Finish up:
In the left sidebar, click Backup to view when the last backup occurred:
- To download the backup to your local computer, click Download backup.
- To restore the site using the backup, click Restore to this point, select the items you want to restore, and then click Confirm restore.
For more information about Jetpack, please visit https://jetpack.com and https://wordpress.org/plugins/jetpack.