CMS Automatic Backup Software Solutions

CMS backup allows saving static and dynamic website data. In addition to a typical website copying, a CMS software solution for backup can copy entire arrays of websites, being a useful tool for web hosting providers and corporate site owners. Handy Backup can save CMS content using its standard plug-ins.

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CMS Backup Software

Advantages of CMS Backup with Handy Backup Software

Controllable and Unified Tasks

You will organize all CMS automatic backup jobs in Handy Backup into a couple of tasks, allowing automated CMS backup and restore. Create and control all tasks through a simple, comprehensible GUI, get reports by emails, run other programs with a task and do every other control action you need!

Run Other Programs Before or After CMS Backup
Plug-ins for CMS Backup Data

Wide and Expandable Plug-in List

With Handy Backup, you get a couple of dedicated plug-ins for CMS backup data, including FTP, SFTP and FTPS for accessing static data folders and almost all SQL databases existed to backup dynamic data. You may also choose between a big set of storages, from local drives to clouds like Amazon S3 and OneDrive.

Regular and Automated Actions

You can schedule your CMS backup task to run at an exact time and to have a repeating period from a minute to some months. You can also force a task to run when the crucial system event occurs (e.g. a user log on into a system, or when you put a USB device related to a particular task to a PC slot).

CMS Automatic Backup

How to Backup CMS with Handy Backup?

The procedure divides into the two sub-tasks:

Download Static Content Using Some FTP Access to a Website (Including SFTP and FTPS)

  1. Create a new Handy Backup task. Select a backup task on Step 1.
  2. On Step 2, click onto an appropriate FTP plug-in (FTP, SFTP or FTPS).
  3. Adding Data of the FTP Plug-in to Backup Set
  4. Click "Create a connection..." and in a new dialog, provide your website FTP connection data.
  5. Test a connection. If all works, click OK.
  6. In the data selection dialog, mark checkboxes against those static data that you plan to backup.

Backup CMS Database with an Appropriate Plug-in

In Handy Backup, you can perform these two operations separately, or merge the sub-tasks under just one CMS backup task. If you will continue creating a unified task, please follow these steps:

  1. On Step 2, choose an appropriate database plug-in in the "Database" group.
  2. Adding the Database Plug-in to Backup Set
  3. Click "Create a connection..." and make a connection to this database if you need it.
  4. Select data in an appropriate dialog by mark checkboxes against tables and databases.
  5. Click OK and return to Step 2. Continue creating a task as described in the User Manual.

In Handy Backup, you can perform these two operations separately, or merge the sub-tasks under just one CMS backup task.

The List of CMS Backup Examples

Handy Backup can save data from any CMS, and for most popular editions, we have a couple of ready CMS backup solutions. The list of articles describing dealing with these solutions now includes:

Despite Wordpress is not a "classic" CMS but often viewed like a sort of standalone blog platform instead, Handy Backup can save Wordpress data with the same generic principles as for typical CMS backup software, and you can learn more about Wordpress backup in the dedicated article.

Recommended Solution

Handy Backup Small Business

Version 8.5.0, built on September 19, 2023. 116 MB
Backup Software from Novosoft LLC. 249 USD per license.

Handy Backup Small Business

The Small Business solution contains all plug-ins existed for a single machine just out of the box, and can also organize CMS backup through a network using FTP and database server protocols.!

Other Features of Handy Backup

Besides the functions listed above, Handy Backup has a set of other advantages and features, with some of these features shortly described here:

  • Partial backup, including incremental, differential and mixed full/differential backup methods;
  • Keeping unpreserved data in native formats, allowing operating with backups freely;
  • Preserving crucial data at user discretion by internal tools of compressing and encrypting;
  • Running preset tasks as Windows service, allowing "silent" operations without a GUI;
  • Multi-platform usability with native Windows and Linux support.

Free Download

Version 8.5.0, built on September 19, 2023
116 MB

Handy Backup is a well-equipped, featured program among different CMS software solutions for backup.
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