Making backups of your files is an important part of being a web designer. After all, you never know when you may need access a previous version of your website. Direct FTP makes it easy to back up your site.
First, navigate to the folder you want to back up. Next, click the Archive button on the Toolbar. This will save the current folder's contents to your computer as a ZIP file. If you wish to access this backup file, you will need to open it with a utility like CoffeeCup ZIP Wizard.