Admittedly it’s a new product, but currently there is no elegant way to manually backup your WordPress site at GoDaddy WordPress Managed Hosting. GoDaddy does take a nightly snapshot of the files and database and keeps it around for 30 days. If you want to rollback to a previous version, you have to call customer support and get them to do it. But change is coming…Continue reading →
There are several reasons why you might want to copy your website,
- you want to make a “sandbox” copy to experiment on, without affecting the public-facing production site
- you want to change hosting companies to get a better deal, faster performance or more functionality
- having a complete copy of your website is a great insurance policy should something happen to your host and your site is lost.
BackWPup plugin developer, Daniel Huesken has decided to begin offering a “Pro” version beginning with version 3.0 of the plugin. I don’t have a problem with this and in some cases might recommend the Pro version to some of my clients. All … Continue reading →
The best free backup plugin, the one I’ve been using on my site and recommend and install for my clients is BackWPup. It backs up your database and your files too. And it can automatically create and send the backups … Continue reading →
BackWPup is what I’ve been using. … Continue reading →