WordPress - How to Backup Your WordPress Blog

WordPress is one of the most popular software applications blogs that are currently being used for blogs and also as a content management system for websites. Like any other software, with popularity comes problems of security issues that people try to cut the program and cause problems for users. In addition to frequent updates, backups of the installation is one of the best ways to ensure that you make sure the box on your blog is down by a hacker.

There are two things that need to be supported for a full backup of your WordPress installation. The first is the database. Manually, you can use a tool to download the database and remember to do this week after week. There are also a tool which will automatically do for you.

Get the plugin WP-DB-Backup. Install this in your WordPress blog in the plugins folder and activate it. In "Tools", there will be a backup button that you can press. This is the area where you can set an option to have this database emailed on a daily basis or at least once a week. Make sure you use an email that is not connected to your current hosting account where the crowd is attacked. Now you have your database backup automatically.

The second part you need is all that you upload to your account and its plugins, themes, images, videos, and other things. For this, simply use an FTP client software application to access the hosting account and copy the contents of the public_html folder. This will make everything you need. If you do not carry things too often, this just might have to do perhaps once a month.

It is important to acquire the habit of making these two backups regularly. When performing backups on a regular schedule, if the blog or the host has some sort of security problem, you have the option to install the blog again on that host or a new one without having to worry about losing information, posts, pages, comments, or any changes you made to your account.

Makes the maintenance of WordPress blog or website simple and convenient. In taking measures to ensure the security of your website has the simplicity and convenience to the next level and gives you peace of mind as well.

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