It's good practice to backup your site regularly and before making major changes.
Here's how to backup your Joomla site.
- Log into your administrator panel
- From the Component menu select, AkeebaBackup Components > Akeeba Backup
- Click the Backup Now button
- You can add a comment to the backup such as: "before adding January events"
- Click the Backup Now! button under the comment box
- You can watch the progress, do not navigate away from the screen until complete
- Upon completion you will see a Backup Completed message