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Complexity Level: Beginner

This is a beginner topic. Little to no advanced knowledge is required.

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Overview

This page will help you create a backup of your live site before you attempt to make any major changes to your views or blocks. 

Table of contents

Step 1: Log into the Pantheon Dashboard

The dashboard is located at https://dashboard.pantheon.io

Step 2: Select the sandbox that your site is in

Select the sandbox that contains your live site. See below.


Step 3: Open the Live Site tab and then click "backups"

First click to open the Live server environment. Don't worry you can't break anything! 

Next click "Backups"

Step 4: Run Backup

Just leave the backup time selector on "1 Month" and click the yellow "Create New Backup" button.

Step 5: Breathe and go forward

Uh oh, what if I break the site after I do this → How do I restore the backup? Follow the Restore documentation.

Login

To manage any part of your web site, you will have to be logged into the Drupal CMS.

If you need help logging in, please review this login help document. 

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