Akeeba Backup has won the prestigious Administrator Only Extension J.O.S.C.A.R. Award at J and Beyond 2010. Download it for free to find out why.
Joomla! 2.5/3.0 only. We have older versions for Joomla! 1.5/1.6/1.7 on our site.
- It configures itself for optimal operation with your site. Just click on Configuration Wizard.
- One click backup.
- AJAX powered backup (site and database, database only, files only or incremental files only backup)
- The fastest native PHP backup engine.
- Choose between standard ZIP or highly efficient JPA archive format
- able to exclude specific files, folders
- able to exclude specific database tables or their contents
- Unattended backup mode (CRON job scheduling), fully compatible with Webcron.org
- Backup using any cellphone made after 2007 with a web browser using our exclusive "Lite Mode" (including the cheapest Nokia and Sony Ericsson models!)
- AJAX powered site restoration
- "Kickstart" restore: restore without unpacking backup
- Move your site between hosts without downloading/uploading anything (using the DirectFTP backup engine)
- Archives can be restored on any host. Useful for transferring your site between subdomains/hosts or even to/from your local testing server (XAMPP, WAMPServer, MAMP, Zend Server, etc).
and much much more!
Do not miss out the complimentary companion desktop software (Akeeba SiteDiff and Akeeba eXtract Wizard) which are available free of charge from our site. They make working with Akeeba Backup a breeze.
Note: The software is free of charge, its support is not. You need a valid subscription (starting at EUR 7.79) to request support. However, its documentation, the troubleshooting wizard and searching the forum is free.
*** IF YOU CAN'T FIND HOW TO ENABLE A FEATURE LISTED HERE, PLEASE READ THE (FREE) DOCUMENTATION! ***
Migrating to the live site went very smoothly except that reloading the database choked complaining of a duplicate entry. It turned out that we had a corrupt entry in one of the MySQL tables & nothing to do with JoomlaPack at all. Once this was deleted the restore proceded without incident.
I would thoroughly recommend JoomlaPack to anyone who is looking for a backup or migration solution for Joomla. We are promised automated scheduled backups in a future version which will make a great component even better.
Thank you so much, you've helped me today and will help me many times in the future.
Could not find any documentation anywhere.
Also could not get the component to install locally under "uniform server" on my lap top!
Well, my site was wiped out due to a server shutdown.
This thing works 110% ...it's awesome!
All of my "entire site" is up and running again, it was so easy, I just used the included installer and away she went!!
Good Job Guys, Excellent Component... Should be included as a must for any Joomla install!!!!
If it is released in future versions it will be really appreciated for becoming the best app out there :)
I initially tried to use JoomlaCloner, but the old hosting environment was too restrictive and did not have ZIP or TAR on it. Installed JoomlaPack, and was able to backup the site and download it the first time within a minute.
Just be sure to follow the suggestions posted here by others when moving to a new host, and this will work like a charm! Kudos!!
I had to look a bit around for a solution to get DOCMan running smoothly again on a new site, but this is a DOCMan issue. Finally I got all running fine on a new domain.
GREAT component! Keep up the wonderful work. Many THANKS
I use many different hosts for my Joomla! Websites, most are multiple accounts, so designing a new Website for a client in a new folder on their domain works. When the new Website is ready to launch, the domain usually just gets pointed to the new folder and life is good.
Recently this was not an option for me. I have traditionally used the commercial version of the Joomla! Cloner. It works for me(sometimes).
I installed the JPack on this new Website, performed the backup beautifully (and without timing out).
THEN I unzipped the backup file into it's new home, deleted the new temporary installation folder JPack created, opened my Web Browser and I was done.
Bravo, and Thank you for a Wonderful Product.
This great component allowed me to successfully transfer a medium sized site to a new webhost [from yahoo to servage], also moving from a mysql 4 db to mysql 5.
The first attempt ended up timing out, but the second attempt worked fine. Took maybe 15-20 minutes to backup all files and database into a zip file.
On the second attempt I made sure to exclude the joomla cache directory and disabled the joomla cache module I had installed. Turned off error reporting as recommended and I deleted any excess templates that I wouldn't be using.
Might not be neccessary but I thought it might help if there was less to backup.
Reinstalling the site required quite a few changes to the configuration.php file since it was going onto a brand new host & new database. Make sure your settings are correct here.
Importing the database during the reinstall gave me errors. I found I had to delete all DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1 from the sql file for it to import correctly..
ENGINE=MyISAM DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1 ;
Once I did that it was a smooth installation and the site has now transfered perfectly with all settings/modules/configuration intact.
Would recommend this tool to anyone with the need to backup and transfer a site quickly and completely.
"User 'user.org' has exceeded the 'max_questions' resource (current value: 10000) SQL=SELECT name, value FROM ..."
However, it is possible, that it only does this in combination with "com_opensef" (I do have it installed but I don't use it due to compatibility problems).