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    THIS IS A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO RESTORE YOUR BACKED-UP WORDPRESS SITE

    DOWNLOAD WEBSITE FILES VIA FTP

    Note:  In order to download your existing WordPress site’s website files, you will require the account FTP details and make use of the free FileZilla FTP client (for all platforms).  Once details obtained and the FTP client installed, please follow the below steps to download your website files via FTP:

    1. Open FileZilla and click on SITE MANAGER

    2.  In the pop-up window select NEW SITE

    3.  Please enter the server details for host name (server IP), username and password and click CONNECT

    4.  Select the local folder (on your computer) where you will download website files to

    5.  Highlight the files on the server, then drag files to the local folder

    6.  Allow files to copy to local folder until process is completed.

    Please note:  The copied files now reside on your local machine and will have to be transferred to the new server via FTP

    Next step:  Export MySQL database via phpMyAdmin

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