Best Free way to Back Up WP Blog

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by rakoom2002, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. rakoom2002

    rakoom2002 Supreme Member

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    Anyone know a really good way (free) to back up my wordpress blog? There is a plugin called back up buddy but I believe it is a premium plugin. Thanks.
     
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    davids355 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I use a free plugin, think it's called xcloner- it's really good. All you need to do:

    1.Install
    2.Create backup folder and add location to settings
    3.add temp location
    4.change default password

    Then your good to go, I use it's manual backup feature, but you can schedule backups I think.
     
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    Are there any plugins for this? There seem to be plugins for every imaginable thing now a days.
     
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    SandraElam Registered Member

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    let me try this...
     
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    chief99 Junior Member

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    Just do a google search for free wp backup plugin and you will find a few. I have used them on a few sites. Just can't remmeber the name right now but it might be xcloner
     
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    Yes there are plugins. They work OK in general and some you can schedule to email your SQL database to you.

    Search for wp-db-backup on Wordpress

    I'm a big fan of WP Twin too as it can backup or move the whole site including plugins, directories etc.

    Get to know PHPMyAdmin as it is a great tool.