Zero to Hero Webmaster #9: How to backup your WordPress site. | Marian Heddesheimer | Skillshare

Zero to Hero Webmaster #9: How to backup your WordPress site.

Marian Heddesheimer, WordPress Expert

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5 Lessons (19m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:02
    • 2. Plugin setup

      3:28
    • 3. Backup manually

      3:11
    • 4. Full restore

      9:48
    • 5. Project

      0:51

About This Class

Do you have a backup of your website?

If you are a WordPress user, you may add a lot of fresh content every day.

It can be pages and posts as well as uploaded pictures that you assign to these posts.

After a while, you will end up with thousand of lines of valuable content.

What happens when your web server breaks down, or your web host goes out of business? Do you have a backup of all this content that you can just copy to a fresh WordPress installation?

Wouldn't it be great, if your WordPress site would just backup all your content, the theme, and the plugins that you are using on a regular basis?

I will show you in this class, how you can install a free plugin and configure it to do regular backups on a schedule, for example, daily or weekly. It will also send you backup files to a cloud storage like dropbox, so you will have access to your files, even when the hosting company will disappear completely.