Restoring a website from a backup has never been easier – just a click of a button. If you don’t know how to create a backup for your WordPress site, check out our guide: Get Started: Create a Manual Backup

Go to WPvivid >> Backup/Restore and go to the backup list.

You should see a list of your existing backups.

backup list

Next, click Restore on the backup you want to restore.

On the next screen click restore.

Restore website from a backup

WPvivid Backup Plugin will start restoring your files from the backup.

Once the restoration is complete a window will pop up notifying you of the success.

The restoration is successful

Upload a backup to restore

With 0.9.14 or a higher version, you can upload a backup to restore.

To do that, first go to WPvivid >> Backup & Restore, select the Upload option and upload the backup file(s). This may take some time depending on your connection speed and the size of the backup.

Upload backups

Once done. The backup will be automatically added to the list of available backups.

Show the uploaded backup in backup list

Next, click Restore button on the uploaded backup you want to restore.

On the next page, select one of the two available options depending on the situation:

  • Complete migration (choose this one if the webhosting is changed or you need to replace old domain with new one)
  • Restore to the original webhosting and domain

Restore a uploaded backup

Then click Restore button to confirm the restore.

You will see a popup notifying you the success of the restoration after completion.

restore succeeded


With the restoration complete, please test your website carefully to make sure it works as expected.

It’s that easy.

If you also want to migrate a WordPress site to a new domain, follow our step-by-step guide: Get Started: Transfer Your Site