How to backup your database in phpBB

phpBB 3 series

1. How to backup your database in phpBB

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to phpBB

Now let’s learn how to backup your forum database

1) Click Maintenance

2) Then click Backup

3) Select whether you want to backup everything, just the structure of the forum, or just the data

You can backup in gzip or text format

4) Now select the tables within your forum that you want to backup….. tables can be selected individually or all at once by clicking Select all

5) Click Submit

6) Click Save

That’s it! You’ve successfully backed up your forum

This is the end of the tutorial.  You now know how to backup your forum database in phpBB.  Remember that it’s a good idea to backup your forum’s database often

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