Frequently asked questions


How do I restore my Wordpress site using backup from Akeeba?

Akeeba Kickstart is a script uploaded to the website and used to extract the JPA-file that you generated with Akeeba Backup. If you have not installed Akeeba Backup, please read more on this page.

Follow these steps to restore your Wordpress site:

1. Download Akeeba Kickstart

Akeeba Kickstart can be downloaded from this site.

2. Preparing files

The image shows a sample from the FileZilla FTP program. Have you followed the steps above, you can drag the file kickstart.php over and into the rootfolder www on your webhotel. Here, the backup file from Akeeba (with the file extension .jpa) must also be in order for Kickstart to boot. If you have not downloaded the file locally, find the JPA file below PluginsAkeebabackupcore-App-Backups-mittnavn.jpa.

3. Start Akeeba Kickstart

Go to the address to start the installation.

4. Kickstart guidance

In the next window you will get a little tutorial, you can click at the bottom to move on.

5.Unpacking files

Go straight to point 4 and press "Start".

6. Start the installation

Click on "Run the installer".

7. Information about your backup

Here you can see the details of your backup. Press Next to continue.

8. Database details

In this window you will see your database information. If you want to use a different database than the original, these details must be changed. If you move to our webhotell, then you should create a new database and use this database information. Press Next to continue.

9. Receipt of database import

Click "Next" to get to the next step.

10. Site parameters

Here you can review your site parameters and change the installation URL if needed.

11. Finished

The installation is complete and your website shall be visible.

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