How do I create a Backup of Foundation?

I know that Foundation is good but what happens if my computer hard drive fails and I lose everything, including all of the stuff within the Foundation Stacks.
How can I make a backup to an external drive in order to recover everything?
This might seem a simple question but the answer is eluding me.

I keep time machine running.


You can also always redownload your purchases by going here:
If you do not have your invoice order, use the retrieve order history option.

Except for the advices given above, there is another (additional) way.
Your themes, plugins and stacks are stored at this location:
/Users/yourusername/Library/Containers/com.realmacsoftware.rapidweaver6/Data/Library/Application Support/RapidWeaver
You can copy the RapidWeaver folder to an external drive or thumb drive to preserve all valuable purchases at once.

The Library folder in your user-directory is hidden in recent OSX versions. To get there, in the Finder choose the Go menu item, press the Option (alt)-key and choose Library.


FYI Make sure you keep all your Serial Numbers on hard copy as well as your gonna need them.

If you are using RapidWeaver 6, then hold down option-command and push 7 while running RapidWeaver. This will open up the addons folder. Then you can copy the stuff you want. The whole folder or just what you want.

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Thanks for pointing that out. Totally forgot that key combination. Probably because I donโ€™t like the โ€˜Manage Addonsโ€™ feature (command-7) :neutral_face:

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That makes two of us. It seems to SLOW down RapidWeaver, same thing about installing ANYTHING into RapidWeaver by dragging and dropping. I have the RapidWeaver folder set in my sidebar in the Finder, and also the Stacks and Themes folder.


Whenever I purchase a theme, plug in, or stack, as soon as i download it, i copy it to a folder in Dropbox. That way it is backed up to Dropbox, Time Machine and Carbonite. If I need to reload, or open something on another computer, they are all there waiting for me.


I do it the same way. Super safe.

I didnโ€™t get any serial numbers for the Foundation Stack, am I supposed to?

Nope, the theme and stacks do not have serial numbers.