Wordpress Backup

July 17th in Wordpress Backup, Wordpress Plugins by .

We have covered plenty of backup plugins here in the past. Cloud storage costs are not that high these days, so you can store your backups in the cloud without having to go broke. The challenge is to automate the process in a reliable fashion. Doing your backups manually is not smart anyway. Here are 7 Dropbox backup WordPress plugins you can use to automatically send your files to the cloud:

updraft

UpdraftPlus Backup: lets you backup your files to Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Rackspace. Files and databases can have separate schedules. Failed uploaded are retried. This plugin supports encryption. [click to continue…]

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November 1st in Wordpress Backup by .

I have met and seen so many webmasters who rely on their host’s backup system for disaster recovery. There is nothing wrong with that. But you should always have a backup for your backups. In other words, you need to have your files stored in multiple locations to reduce your risk. The good news is backing up your site at an offsite location (e.g. Amazon S3) won’t cost you a lot. Here are 5 fairly affordable services and tools you can use to do the job:

Jungle Disk: the service we rely on to backup our servers. Each server will cost you $5 a month plus storage costs. You get 10 GB of storage for free though. Use this to backup your site to Rackspace or Amazon S3. You get encryption for your data too. [click to continue…]

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January 14th in Wordpress Backup by .

Have you ever wondered what happens if your blog is happened or there is a severe server crash on your side? Maybe you don’t host your own data and have a third party company doing it for you. While reputable companies don’t go out of business and disappear into thin air, you certainly don’t want to leave yourself open to unnecessary risk. Using a WordPress backup solution to backup your data is a great way to protect yourself against such risks. Backupify is a cool service that allows you to backup your WordPress, Twitter, Gmail, and all other types of accounts online fast, so you can spend more time writing quality content and less time worrying about what would happen if your blog crashes on you.

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