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In this issue of Maintenance Monday we look at how to save the space when backing up Joomla by excluding files and folders from Akeeba Backup.



- Title: "(1) Save Space! Exclude folders from Akeeba Backup in Joomla 🛠 Maintenance Monday Live Stream #008 - YouTube"
- Transcript summary:
- Tim Davis, a Joomla fan, discusses how to save space in your web hosting account by excluding folders from Akeeba Backup in Joomla.
- He mentions the benefit of excluding large files like MP3s that are already backed up separately to save server space and bandwidth during backups.
- Tim demonstrates the process using Akeeba Backup in a Joomla site:
- Access the Akeeba Backup control panel.
- Navigate to the "Files and Directories Exclusion" section.
- Choose the folders or directories you want to exclude from the backup.
- Ensure you have an external backup of the excluded items.
- Excluding folders reduces the backup size and makes the restore process faster.
- Tim also promotes a giveaway and encourages viewers to subscribe for more tutorials.
- He advises being cautious not to exclude important files accidentally.
- Tim signs off, reminding viewers to enjoy their Joomla sites.

Note: The transcript contains additional details, but the summary focuses on the key points.

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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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