Blogging Tips – WordPress Backup DB Plug-in
An often overlooked Blog maintenance or IT task that is often not addressed it backing up your website. This is a simple task for any wordpress admin. In less then 10 minutes you can set this up and start backing up wordpress automatically.
How to WordPress Backup
Step 1 Go to Install Plugins
Step 2 Search for backup
Step 3 You should see WP-DB-Backup # 1 return right now
Step 4 Click Install
Step 5 Activate
Then just check the any extra tables and input e-mail address and how often you want it to backup.
You can also run a adhoc backups. I would strongly suggest to backup before any major theme changes or upgrades. I can’t tell you how many times backups have saved my ass in IT. Backs are a must do activity.
Once do you will see regular e-mails that give you comfort that your backups are running.
Sample e-mails below all is well!
Do you have your backups configured?
If not you should really read this post and then go and download and configure this plug-in. In less then 15 minutes you can be all set. 15 minutes of time to save you from losing months or years of work.
Here’s a link to the Plug-in website I thank Austin Matzko of ilfilosofo.com for making this great free plugin. I hope this post isn’t too short but I wanted to K.I.S.S. so people would find it more useful. If you like this please comment and tweet. Remember I am running a comment contest this month and the month is almost over.
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