The way you restore your files depends on the method you used to backup your files.The information listed below provides detailed instructions on how to download and restore full backups in cPanel, as well as providing steps to restore your Home Directory and request a MySQL Database restore.
For detailed instructions on how to generate, download and restore a full backup in cPanel, please see the following article:
Home Directory Backup
For detailed instructions and a video walkthrough of how to download and restore a home directory backup in cPanel, please see the following article:
MySQL Database Restore
HostGator can restore MySQL databases upon request. You can submit your restore request here and specify which database you would like restored.