Akeeba backup is a popular extension for backing up Joomla websites and can also help in transferring a website to an alternative host.
Akeeba Backup is a popular extension for backing up Joomla websites to a single archive. Akeeba archives can easily be used to restore a website or transfer a website to an alternative host.
Starting life as "JoomlaPack" for Joomla 1.0, Akeeba Backup first appeared for Joomla 1.5 with subsequent versions for Joomla 2.5 and 3.x.
See the Version Compatibility page to determine the correct version of Akeeba Backup for your Joomla and PHP version.
Free and Paid Versions
"Core" (free) and "Professional" (paid) versions of Akeeba Backup are available.
The Professional version of Akeeba Backup provides additional functionality such as:
- scheduled backups
- backup to external destinations
- backup other files and databases
- incremental file backup
See the Akeeba Core vs. Professional page for more details.