Cloud Backup for your Website

Powered by CodeGuard™

All websites - large & small - run the risk of crashes and data loss. CodeGuard's cloud backup lets you recover your website data instantly, with just a few clicks.

  • Monitor daily for changes
  • Full website restores
  • Unlimited Databases

CodeGuard™ Website Backup Plans

How it works?

Connect your site

Connect your website to CodeGuard using your SFTP/MySQL information. Once connected, an initial backup will start automatically.

Get regular backup updates

CodeGuard automatially monitors your website's files & databases for changes, performs backups and notifies you by email.

Restore from any point

Restore your website's files & database to any previous backup version by downloading a zip file, performing an automatic restore or restoring individual files.

Powerful features to give you peace of mind

Backup Everything

Backup your website files and your databases

Automatic Backups

Any changes made to your site are automatically backed up

Protect your site

Get notified of un-authorized changes made to your site

Time Machine

Restore your site from any of the multiple versions stored


Get notified of changes made to your site, including database changes

Faq's - Your questions? We got answers!

  • What is CodeGuard?

    CodeGuard is a service that provides an automatic website / database backup solution. It monitors your website / database regularly. If any changes are detected, it will notify you about the changes and backup your website / database. It also allows you to restore your website / database to a previous version.

  • How does CodeGuard connect to my website?

    If your website is hosted on Parallax Hosting’s Linux servers, use the SFTP option. Also, you must use the default FTP user that comes with your cPanel account. You cannot connect to CodeGuard using any other FTP user.

  • After I add a website, how do I change what files are backed up?

    After you add a website, any new files or directories that you add to your site will automatically backed up. CodeGuard will only exclude files and directories that you don’t select when adding your website. If you need to change how your website is backed up, you need to delete and re-add your website. However, this should be handled with care as you will lose your backups. This option is only recommended if you have just added your website.

  • What types of database are supported for backup?

    CodeGuard only supports MySQL database.

  • What database user permissions are needed to backup and restore?

    The database user that you specify in CodeGuard must have the appropriate permissions granted. It is recommended that the user has the permissions for both backup and restore actions:

    • Backup:
      Select, Show View, Show Databases
    • Restore:
      Select, Update, Insert, Delete, Drop, Create, Alter, Index
  • How long are the backups stored in the CodeGuard account?

    By default, only 90 days of backups are stored. You can choose to retain all backups, from the Backup Retention Settings section in the ACCOUNT SETTINGS view. You can navigate to this view through the SETTINGS -> ACCOUNT menu, within your CodeGuard account.