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WordPress: Backing Up Your Site

via LinkedIn Learning


Protect your WordPress site with a robust backup routine. Learn how to back up and restore your data using several key methods, including manual backups and migration plugins.


  • Backing up your WordPress site
1. Backing Up WordPress
  • Why is backing up your site necessary?
  • What to back up and when
  • Solutions covered in this course
2. Manually Backing Up Your Site
  • Access the database
  • Back up the database
  • Restore the database from a backup
  • Back up WordPress files
  • Restore WordPress files from backup
3. Back Up and Restore via Hosting Tools
  • Host-managed backup services
  • Restore the site from a backup
  • Create a backup
4. Back Up Using Third-Party Plugins
  • Overview of popular backup plugins
  • Install and activate UpdraftPlus
  • Overview of UpdraftPlus
  • Configure and schedule backups
  • Restore your site from backup
5. Back Up Using Migration Plugins
  • Backup using site migration plugins
  • Configure and schedule package creation
  • Create a manual package
  • Restore your site from a package
  • Backup matters

Taught by

Morten Rand-Hendriksen


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