101 – What is Your WordPress Backup Strategy
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What is your WordPress backup strategy?
What type of service?
– WordPress Backup to Dropbox
Automatic or Manual?
- Automatic never forget
- I manually back up before any upgrades or adding a new plugin
- It’s as easy as clicking a button
What should I back up?
– the database
– the uploads folder
– the database
– the wp-content folder
How do I backup my backups?
- There is no point of having a backup if you lose it or can’t find it
- You can use a paid cloud service like Amazon S3 or Rackspace
- You can use Dropbox
- You can burn to CD