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Remove a folder for downloadable files to reduce the Akeeba backup file

i have a folder named "download" in public-Html folder. all downloadable files on my site, is in it. when i backup my site with Akeebabackup, this folder makes my backup file Biiiig. what should i do ...
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Akeeba based backups, remote backup options/best practices

We have used Akeeba for some time now, however due to the size of backups many issues come up from using remote backups (S3). Is it less error prone when using a remote ftp backup rather then S3? ...
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Backing Up Live Site Using Akeeba

Joomla 3.9.15 I have been using Akeeba to backup my sites and it's very good. I've recently installed in on quite a busy site, users are regularly logging in and out of the front and back end, and ...
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Transfer Joomla data from PHPMyAdmin SQL Dump

My friend's web page was created with Joomla (c. 2013), and she wants to transfer her site to a new host. Her current host sent her a SQL Dump generated by PHPMyAdmin, which contains what I assume is ...
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Problem while restoring Joomla website on server using kickstart.php

Joomla website backup not restoring on my server using kickstart.php. Backup-file details are as follows- backup-file extension : .jpa, backup-file size : 980MB. After clicking on "Start" button to ...
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How to export a full site on an older Joomla version, transfer to a new host and update the version?

I need to create a full backup of an existing Joomla website running Joomla version 3.4.8 Stable (I known, it's very old) and transfer it to a new hosting space so that I will be able to upgrade it. ...
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Blank Page after restoring a site on localhost from a backup

I did make a joomla and database backup from online site to localhost.(install wamp, download the files, import the database do phpmyadmin, paste the files into www folder from wapm and configure the ...
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Trying to set up new joomla from old joomla files

So basically my Joomla site was attacked a few weeks ago by SQL injection and was taken down. What I am hoping to do, is to go into the file manager and download all of my articles, categories, ...
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How to import a site in my localhost

I have a joomla 2.5 site, and I want to upgrade it to joomla 3.x, but before I want to import my joola 2.5 site on my local server (wamp) to make some modifications (change the template and other ...
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Akeeba Kickstart Restore Site and Restrict Access

I use Akeeba Backup and Akeeba Kickstart to restore my sites and it's great. I normally backup and transfer the .jpa files then extract manually, not via the transfer wizard. During the restoration ...
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404 after site restoration with Akeeba Kickstart

I have received a backup of a client's website as a .jpa file and I'm trying to install it locally into MAMP. The site is using Joomla! 3.6.5 Stable and Joomla Platform 13.1.0 Stable [ Curiosity ] ...
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Joomla Site Replication & Automation

Joomla 3.9.20 What's the best way to automate a daily backup of a Joomla website (files, folders & db) to a development site on the same domain? For example, I have example.com and each night I ...
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How should I use backup to restore the previous version of my website

I have a website's Backup which I had made about three months ago. This is a Joomla 3.2 version backup made with the Extension Akeeba Backup. My Question is how can I restore this when my current ...
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Export/Import from security perspective

Hi have two working scripts, one to backup a db field and the other one to restore that same db field. What i would like to know if from security perspective they are safe or what can be improved. ...
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Backup failed using Akeeba

I failed my latest attempts to backup my Joomla2.5 website after the following error message from Akeeba: Backup Failed The backup operation has been halted because an error was detected. ...