Akeeba Backup for Joomla!

#37046 How to change the backup storage path to be stored in the httpdocs folder

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Joomla! version
joomla 3.10.8
PHP version
Akeeba Backup version

Latest post by tampe125 on Monday, 02 May 2022 05:41 CDT


I want to change the backup storage path to be stored in the httpdocs folder. Could you tell me if it is possible? If yes, how I can make it? 

Finally, I prepare to update to joomla3 to joomla 4 that will be make problems

Akeeba Staff


you can change the output directory inside profile configuration, as detailed here:

Please note that you should output your backup in a folder under your site's root, not directly under your site root.

Regarding the upgrade to Joomla 4, it really depends by the extensions you installed. If they are already compatible with Joomla 4, the upgrade process will be very smooth, otherwise you will have to trouble shoot each one of them.

I strongly suggest to test the upgrade locally, check that everything works and then repeat the steps on the live site.

Davide Tampellini

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