LunchPress #33: Back To Basics With Backups

LunchPress #33: backups…. What are they all about? We know that we should backup our WordPress sites, but a missing piece of the conversation is what are they exactly, and who's responsibility is it?01:35: What the heck is inside a backup?04:00 Doesn’t my hosting take care of backups? What do most hosting companies do as far as backing up my site?Siteground hosting (I'm an affiliate and highly recommend their hosting!) https://www.siteground.com/recommended?referrer_id=771441707:30 How often do I need to backup so I can figure out the best Backup plugin to use?08:30 Backup Plugins I recommend (spend money on a pro version… it's worth it!):Backup Buddy (another affiliate link) http://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?b=948660&u=1461999&m=68863&urllink=&afftrack=All-In-One WP Migration: https://en-ca.wordpress.org/plugins/all-in-one-wp-migration/Updraft Plus: https://en-ca.wordpress.org/plugins/updraftplus/

Posted by Eraserheader Design on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

 

LunchPress #33: Back To Basics With Backups

 
Backups…. What are they all about? We know that we should backup our WordPress sites, but a missing piece of the conversation is what are they exactly, and who’s responsibility is it?

01:35: What the heck is inside a backup?

04:00 Doesn’t my hosting take care of backups? What do most hosting companies do as far as backing up my site?

Siteground hosting (I’m an affiliate and highly recommend their hosting!) https://www.siteground.com/recommended?referrer_id=7714417

07:30 How often do I need to backup so I can figure out the best Backup plugin to use?

08:30 Backup Plugins I recommend (spend money on a pro version… it’s worth it!):

Backup Buddy (another affiliate link) http://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?b=948660&u=1461999&m=68863&urllink=&afftrack=

All-In-One WP Migration: https://en-ca.wordpress.org/plugins/all-in-one-wp-migration/

Updraft Plus: https://en-ca.wordpress.org/plugins/updraftplus/

About Alison

Alison is the one woman show behind Eraserheader Design. She has a passion for web design and the creative community. She writes about WordPress, taping into the magic of an online presence, and staying sane as a creative. She is owned by two small but mighty parrots.

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