Drupal Tutorial – How to Backup Drupal Database

Jun 14, 2012, by admin

Drupal TutorialIn order to backup your Drupal application you have to:

Step 1: Backup all your web site files.

Backup all the files and folders inside your Drupal directory. You can do that by downloading them via your favourite FTP client.

Step 2: Backup/Export your database

Then, you have to export your Drupal database. You can do that by using PHP My Admin. Please, check our tutorial on how to backup/restore MySQL database in order to create a backup of your Drupal database.

Important Please, make sure that you choose the correct database, which your Drupal application uses.

If you are unsure about the Drupal database name, you will be able to find it in the drupal_folder/sites/default/settings.php file. You can view this file through cPanel -> File manager.