Where is the backup folder located? Can I remove it?

Your original images are saved in a backup folder located on your server at "/wp-content/uploads/ShortpixelBackups/". To access that backup and download your original images, you can use an FTP client like Filezilla (please contact your hosting provider to help you with this), or access the image directly from your browser. For example, if your optimized images is located on


the backup will be on


You can remove the backup folder at any moment but in our opinion it is best to keep a local copy of the backup folder and its files.

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