8 Practical Backup Plugins for your WordPress Blog

24 Jun 2011 By Plugins No Comments
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Part of your WordPress maintenance plan should be to backup your data. If you have been using WordPress for a while, you probably have a lot of data on your site. This article will outline 8 practical backup plugins to backup your WordPress data.

With all of the hard work that you’ve put in to getting your site just right, you would hate it if somehow all of your work was to be lost.

To prevent loosing your data, you should periodically backup your site. Yes, I know that some of you may be thinking that you don’t have the technical skills to perform such a task. After all, many of you may have used your hosting service’s cPanel WordPress installation tool to install the application, or you may have had someone else install it for you. But you don’t have to worry about the process being difficult, because there’s a plugin for that.

This article is going to help make the decision of choosing the correct plugin a little easier. The following are 8 of the best WordPress backup plugins that you can use. Any one of these plugins can easily backup your site.

WP-DBManger

WP-DBManger

WP-DBManger

Allows you to optimize database, repair database, backup database, restore database, delete backup database , drop/empty tables and run selected queries. Supports automatic scheduling of backing up, optimizing and repairing of database.

Download the WP-DBManager Plugin

Automatic WordPress Backup

Automatic WordPress Backup

Automatic WordPress Backup

Don’t risk losing your entire website because you didn’t do the smart thing of setting up an automated backup system. And now you have no excuses. We make it easy.

  • Captures your ENTIRE site (WordPress database, themes, plugins, uploaded files and settings files), which means minimal downtime if you need to restore.
  • Totally automated backup means you spend more time getting stuff done and less time fighting your tools.
  • Minimal configuration. Set it and forget it.
  • Uses Amazon S3, which means you get industrial reliability at minimal cost.
  • Manually trigger backups so you can have some peace of mind before you install a new plugin or a WordPress update.
Download the Automatic WordPress Backup Plugin

XCloner

XCloner

XCloner

XCloner is a Website Backup and Restore application designed for PHP/Mysql websites, it can work as a native plugin for WordPress and Joomla!.

XCloner design was specifically created to Generate custom backups of any LAMP website through custom admin inputs, and to be able to Restore the clone on any other location with the help of the automatic Restore script we provide, independent from the main package!

XCloner Backup tool uses Open Source standards like TAR and Mysql formats so you can rest assured your backups can be restored in a variety of ways, giving you more flexibility and full control.

XCloner Generate, Move and Restore process:

  1. Generate and Store the backups
  2. Move the backup and restore script to the new location
  3. Restore the backup by launching the XCloner.php restore script

Features

  • Backup and Restore any PHP/Mysql  website
  • Create custom backups
  • Generate automatic backups based on cronjobs
  • Restore your backups anywhere
  • Share your custom backups with your clients
  • Store you backups on the Amazon S3 cloud
  • Backend available languages: spanish, dutch, deutsch, english
  • Incremental mysql backup supporting large databases
  • Incremental file system scanning and backup supporting large websites
  • Backup Split option for environments with limited filesize
  • JQuery Start UI
  • Incremental files restore supporting large backups
Download the XCloner WordPress Backup Plugin

Backup and Move

Backup and Move

Backup and Move

This plugin can make all the transitions of moving a WordPress blog , creating a complete backup and restoring a previous backup very simple and smooth.

  • A separate backup can be created and send to users email id as attachment.
  • User can administrate backups i.e delete , download and overwrite.
  • To restore a backup simply place .zip backup file in a directory along with restore.php and visit restore.php from browser. Provide restore.php with all required credentials and wait for plugin to restore .
  • That’s it start blogging.
Download the Backup and Move WordPress Backup Plugin

CodeTree Backup

CodeTree Backup

CodeTree Backup

Simply put, The CodeTree is a revolutionary service for WordPress® powered web sites providing expert technical service and support in everyday affordable ways.

The CodeTree prides itself on maintaining a valuable free presence as well as a commercial one. One of our missions is to ensure that all of the WordPress plugins we offer are as usable without a CodeTree subscription as they are with. Have a look at our plugins section and see for yourself.

Download the CodeTree Backup WordPress Backup Plugin

WordPress EZ Backup

WordPress EZ Backup

WordPress EZ Backup

Backup & Archive Folders or Files & Any MySQL Database all from the Easy to use WordPress Administration Panel. Many Robust Features Included.

WordPress EZ Backup is an Administrators Plugin to allow the easiest most feature rich method for creating Backup Archives of your entire Site (not just WP Installations but Any part of your site or webspace) & allows backup archives of any MySQL Database you choose & More. Please take your time to Check out this neat plugin. WordPress EZ Backup started as a Private plugin I used on my own & now im bringing it to everyone.

Download the WordPress EZ Backup Plugin

myRepono WordPress Backup Plugin

myRepono WordPress Backup Plugin

myRepono WordPress Backup Plugin

Automate your WordPress, website & database backups using the myRepono WordPress Backup Plugin & Service.

myRepono is an online website backup service which enables you to securely backup your WordPress web site files and mySQL database tables using an online and web-based management system. The myRepono online website backup service allows you to automate the process of backing up your entire WordPress web site and database, including all post, comments and user data, and your WordPress PHP, template and plugin files.

We provide an easy-to-install WordPress plugin which automates the myRepono API set-up and configuration process, enabling you to setup automated and remote website backups in a matter of minutes.

myRepono is a commercial backup service which uses a pay-as-you-go balance system. Users receive $5 USD free credit to help them get started, and with prices starting at 2 cents per day that’s enough free credit to backup most WordPress installations for several months!

Download the myRepono WordPress Backup Plugin

Online Backup for WordPress

Online Backup for WordPress

Online Backup for WordPress

As a blogger you will know how much time and effort goes into producing your content. Being able to backup your blog is essential and having a simple system in place to backup your information is priceless.

Backup Technology’s Online Backup plugin offers you 3 backup options as well as a smart scheduling feature to ensure your information is always kept safe.

Every plugin, once an account has been registered with us, offers 50 MiB free space on our secure servers and a host of other features including: locked backups, backup to email, compression, encryption, scheduling and on demand backup.

Blogging is big business and now you have access to a free plugin to prevent your hard work being lost.

Download the Online Backup for WordPress Plugin


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