How To Make a WordPress Database Backup Manually

How To Make a WordPress Database Backup Manually
Alberta Phelps

Hi WPBeginner,
I use WP-DBManager and i would recommend it to anyone who wants some peace of mind it’s a wonderful plugin that you can backup your database, compress it into .gz file (my 70 mb SQL file became 5 mb after compression) and email it to you as schedueled. You can choose daily and weekly backup or you can do the backup manually.

How to Backup your WordPress Files and Database manually
Marianne Foster

This part of the article assumes you already have an FTP account and Filezilla software installed on your computer. If you don’t have CPanel access on your host, you will have to get yourself an FTP client such as Filezilla. FTP clients let you move your website’s files from your hosting account to your computer, and vice versa.

How to Backup WordPress
Karla Simmons

However, the schedule will be different for every site. Obviously, a blog that publishes new content three times a week and receives dozens of comments daily needs a backup schedule with very short intervals. The same is true for an e-commerce site that has transactions to track and other important data that should not get lost. On the other hand – a mostly static website that is only updated once a quarter can get away with manual backups or weekly automatic ones.

How to Backup WordPress Manually
Monnie William

In outline, there are two main components of your WordPress site that you need to make the copy of. The components are the database and the whole files under the root directory of your WordPress site. The size of those components can be vary depends on how many posts you have on your WordPress. As example, a WordPress site with around 500 posts will have a 27 MB of database, while the total size under the root directory of WordPress site is about 640 MB.

How To Make a WordPress Database Backup Manually
Jody Banks

There are many plugins available to make WordPress backup automatically. Cpanel also provides a facility to take backup of the database automatically. In this tutorial, you learn how to take WordPress Database Backup Manually without to take help of any plugin.

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