InMotion Hosting Support Center

Joomla 2.5 has reached its end of life as for 12/31/2014. Please be advised this may be a security risk to your website. You can view more information about the end of life here.

Now that you've installed Akeeba Backup for Joomla 2.5 and ran the post-installation configuration, you're now ready to backup your website.

To backup your Joomla 2.5 website using Akeeba Backup:

  1. Log into your Joomla 2.5 Dashboard
  2. In the top menu, hover over Extensions and click Akeeba Backup
  3. In the Akeeba Backup menu, click Backup Now
  4. Choose your Active Profile, adjust the Short description if you wish, enter a backup comment (see screenshot below), and then click Backup Now!
  5. The backup process will begin, and a progress meter will be shown at the bottom of the page.

    You will receive a message when the backup process has been completed:
  6. At this point, you have successfully created a Joomla 2.5 backup using the Akeeba Backup component! In future tutorials, we'll show you how to restore your site from this backup.
Continued Education in Course 206: Backing up your Joomla 2.5 website
You are viewing Section 3: Joomla 2.5 backup - Creating your first Akeeba Backup
Section 2: Joomla 2.5 backup - Akeeba Backup Post-installation configuration
Section 4: Joomla 2.5 backup - Downloading a copy of your Akeeba Backup

Joomla Community Google+ Hangout #3

June 3rd, 2014

Thank you @RustyJoomla for letting me speak on the Joomla Community Google+ Hangout!

Click here to watch!

Support Center Login

Social Media Login

Social Login Joomla

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question

Post a Comment

Email Address:
Phone Number:

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

0 Questions & Comments

Post a comment

Back to first comment | top

Need more Help?


Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail:
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!