New Video Class: Drupal Backup, Move and Restore

Drupal backup, move and restore

One of the most important parts of running a website is having backups.

However, simply having backups isn’t enough. It’s important to understand how to use your backups to create restore your live site, or take build a test site.

In this class, Robert goes through all the steps to backup, move and restore your Drupal website.

Outline of the Drupal Backup, Move, Restore Class

  • Introduction
  • Site Setup
  • Anatomy of a Drupal Backup
  • Backup Files via CPanel
  • Backup Files via FTP
  • Backup Files via the Command Line
  • Backup the Database via CPanel
  • Backup the Database via the Command Line
  • Downloading the SQL File
  • Update Settings
  • Reinstall Drupal
  • Import the Database
  • Summary
  • Backup, Move, Restore Drupal Quiz


  • Rod Martin

    Rod holds two masters degrees and has been training people how to do "things" for over 25 years. Originally from Australia, he grew up in Canada and now resides just outside Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worked in both the non-profit and for-profit worlds, in small companies and large corporations. His extensive open source experience includes WordPress, Joomla and Drupal and he really knows how to help you get the most out of the system you chose. Rod plays ice hockey a couple of times a week and rides his Goldwing motorcycle pretty much everywhere he can.

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