Backup Plugins

July 6th in Backup Plugins, Wordpress Tips by .

Managing a WordPress site or two is not that difficult. You will have to take time to update all your plugins, upgrade your themes, manage users, and do other tasks required to run your community by logging into each of your sites. Your job will be much harder when you have to do those tasks for more than a couple of sites. InfiniteWP is an awesome script that makes managing your sites from one place easy. It can even backup all your sites from one dashboard.

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To schedule backups using InfiniteWP, you are going to have to get the Schedule Backups add-on. It is a premium add-on that normally costs you under $70. Once you install that, you will be able to backup your files and database on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Users can choose the start time for the backup process and the number of backup files they would like to keep.

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InfiniteWP can optimize your database before starting the backup process. It has a fail-safe mode just in case your backup fails. You can make it even more powerful by picking up the Backup to Repositories add-on. That allows you to send your backup files to Amazon S3 or Dropbox and restore your files more conveniently.

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InfiniteWP is a huge time-saver for webmasters who have to manage multiple WordPress sites for a living. Many folks prefer premium solutions such as ManageWP to InfiniteWP but we have had a lot of success with both. The above add-ons let you backup your website automatically. What’s not to like?

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August 4th in Backup Plugins by .

In the past few years, we have talked about the importance of saving backup copies of your files and WordPress databases to be prepared to handle disasters. If you do not take time to backup your files in multiple locations, you will leave your business open to huge risks. Thankfully, off-site storage costs are not that high these days. You could even use Google Drive to backup WordPress. These 3 plugins let you do just that:

Google Drive for WordPress: a simple plugin you can take advantage of to backup WordPress to Google Drive. Daily backups of your database are supported too. [click to continue…]

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January 19th in Backup Plugins, Wordpress Plugins by .

Dropbox is one of the main backup storage services we use to keep a copy of our files and directories in the cloud. Adding your files and directories to Dropbox does not have to be a hassle. Here are 5 Dropbox backup plugins that can handle the job:

BackupBuddy: one of the most reliable backup plugins that we have tested. Since this is a premium plugin, you can expect the folks behind it to deliver timely updates. It lets you backup your entire WordPress database to Amazon S3, Rackspace Cloud, and Dropbox. [click to continue…]

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July 2nd in Backup Plugins, Wordpress Plugins by .

Disasters can happen to the best of us. If you have not invested time and money to protect your business against potential disasters, you are setting yourself and your business up for failure. Making backups for all your WordPress sites is a good place to start here. Of course, you don’t want to put these files on your current host, especially if they do not offer any data redundancy. BackWPup is a cool backup plugin that lets you store your files on Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, and other cloud computing services.

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