What Is CodeGuard?


CodeGuard is a service that provides an automatic website backup solution for HostGator customers with Shared hosting packages. CodeGuard monitors your site and keeps you informed of any changes while offering frequent backups and restore options so that downtime can be avoided.

CodeGuard's services include:

  • Backups - CodeGuard makes an initial backup of your site and continues to make backups as changes occur.
  • Monitoring - CodeGuard monitors your site daily for changes and sends a change alert email to notify you if there are any. CodeGuard also updates you on the progress of your backups.
  • Restoration -  You have the option to revert back to any previous version of your website with the click of a button.

CodeGuard Pricing and Features 








Storage 1 GB 5 GB 10 GB 25 GB
Sites per Account Up to 5 Up to 10 Up to 25 Up to 100
Databases Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Number of Files Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Priority Queuing
Daily Site-Change


How to Order

If you wish to purchase the Basic, Professional, or Premium plans, you can order CodeGuard directly from your Billing Portal:

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  1. Click the Hosting tab, select the desired hosting package from the drop down menu, then click the CodeGuard Backup icon:

  2. Select the CodeGuard Package you wish to purchase and click Buy Now:

  3. You'll be prompted to select your preferred payment method to complete the order.

To purchase the Enterprise plan, please call (866) 964-2867 for live assistance.

For further instructions on how to access and navigate CodeGuard, please see the following articles: