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WordPress backup

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  • #1550
    Sveta
    Participant

    I’ve heard of VaultPress and Buckup Buddy to back up WP files, but they charge for plans. I wonder if it’s good enough to do it manually by exporting an XML file and downloading the WP install from the server to desktop via FTP?

    #2710
    amylaneio
    Spectator

    I’d recommend downloading a copy of your mySQL database, rather than exporting the XML file, since the database will retain all of the settings (which the XML file will not).

    #2711
    Steve
    Keymaster

    I believe this video has info on backing up WordPress.

    #2712
    D.K. Smith
    Participant

    This database plugin does back-ups and lots more. We’ve used it on hundreds of sites.

    Ocassionally there’s an issue with a VPS, otherwise it’s a gem.

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