Backup Plugins for wordpress
Backup Plugins for wordpress

Creating backup of your site regularly is essential part of blogging life. Backups give you a peace of mind and can save you in hard situations when your site gets hacked or you accidentally lock yourself out. There are several free and paid backup plugins for WordPress, and most of them are fairly easy to use. In this article, we will show you the 7 best backup plugins for WordPress.

Note: Many Hosting providers provide limited backup services, but always remember that backing up your site is your responsibility. So always take backup of your wordpress blog. Here i have mentioned Best free wordpress backup plugins to help you to take backup easily.

#1. BackWPup

BackWPup is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to create complete WordPress backup for free and store it on the cloud (Dropbox, Amazon S3, Rackspace, etc), FTP, email, or also on your computer.

It is extremely easy to use and allows you to schedule automatic backups according to your site’s update frequency.

Restoring a WordPress site from backup is also very simple. The BackWPup Pro version comes with priority support, ability to store backups on Google Drive, and some other cool features.

#2. BackUpWordPress

BackupWordPress is a complete WordPress backup plugin with automatic scheduling support. It allows you to create different schedules for your database and files. The only problem is that the free version does not allow you to store your WordPress backups to a cloud storage service.

If you want to store your backups on Dropbox, Google Drive, FTP, etc, then you will need to purchase a premium extension for it. The extensions are available for each service, and you can buy the one you need or the whole bundle.

#3. UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration

UpdraftPlus Backup and restoration is another WordPress backup plugin. It allows you to create complete backup of your WordPress site and store it on the cloud or download to your computer. The plugin allows you to create scheduled backups and store them to your chosen location. There is a premium version of the plugin with additional features and addons.

#4. Duplicator

As the name suggests, Duplicator is a popular WordPress plugin used to migrate WordPress sites. However it is also has backup features.

It does not allow you to create automated scheduled backups which makes it less than ideal for a regularly maintained site to use as its primary backup solution.

#5. WP-DB-Backup

WP-DB-Backup is one of the most popular WordPress backup plugins. The only problem is that it only backups your WordPress database.

This means that you will have to backup your media files manually. If you do not update a site too often or do not upload images, then you can use WP-DB-Backup as your primary WordPress backup plugin.

WP-DB-Backup makes it really simple to create database backups, schedule automated backups, and restore your database.

1 COMMENT

  1. Hi,
    thank you for mentioning UpdraftPlus in your review. As you have mentioned we do have a free version of our plugin, of which we now have over 500,000 active installs, over 3 million historical downloads and 5 star rating on wordpress.org. We also have a wide range of remote storage locations including Dropbox, Amazon S3, Rackspace and many more, for the full list visit: http://updraftplus.com/shop/
    Thank you
    Abbie – Marketing @UpdraftPlus

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