How To Backup A WordPress Website Using BackWPup

In this Tech Tutorial I’m going to walk through step by step how to backup a WordPress website to a free dropbox account using the WordPress plugin BackWPup.

The key to a successful backup strategy is consistency and not relying on any single backup option, we want to make backups part of our regular WordPress Website Maintenance routine.

We’re going to cover:

WordPress Structure – The files and database that make up a WordPress website

How to install the BackWPup WordPress backup plugin

Go through all the BackWPup settings and what they do.

Create a scheduled weekly backup job and link it to a free dropbox account.

Finally we’re going to run a backup job and also download it to our computer so we have 2 copies of the backup.

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