Recite CMS allows you to easily backup and restore client web sites and branding
configurations using the
Backup Manager. You can load the backup
manager from the system maintenance section of the administration site.
The client backup manager relies on the core-backup package being installed.
This page allows you to export a client site, as well as allowing you to upload a previously exported site so you can import it.
To export a client site, select the client from the provided drop-down, then click Available Backups heading.. After a brief delay, a new entry will appear in the list under the
This is a compressed version of the backup of the selected client site. You can download this file by clicking on the filename.
In order to import a client site, the compressed backup must appear in the list under the Available Backups heading.
To upload a file, select it from your computer using the file input, then click. Once it has successfully uploaded it will appear in the list of available backups.
You can import the backup either to an existing client or you can import it as a new client. To import it to an existing client, select the client from the drop-down beside the backup and click. To import it to a new client, select the branding for the new client from the drop-down and click .
After a brief delay, the import will be complete.
Each branding in Recite CMS has a number of settings associated with it, such as default modules, drivers and widgets.
You can export these settings to a single XML file using the brand backup manager. Once you have a brand XML file you can create a new branding (either on the same or another installation of Recite CMS) with the exported settings.
To export a brand, load the brand backup page. Select a brand from the dropdown list and click. You will then be prompted to save an XML file.
To import a branding you must have an XML file that has previously been exported from Recite CMS. In the installation you want to restore the branding to, load the brands backup manager.
Select the XML file to upload then click thebutton. After a brief delay you will be redirected to the details page of the newly-created brand.