Using Wordpress Database Backup plugin

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LauraE
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2012-01-05 10:12 pm EST

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Can I use Wordpress Database Backup plugin for database backups? I realize I would probably still need to do another backup for the files in public_htm.

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Tim S.
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2012-01-06 8:40 am EST
Hi LauraE,

Thanks for posting your question. I'm more than happy to assist you today. You can absolutely use a plugin to backup your database in WordPress. We suggest running regular backups for your website. You are correct, you'll still need to backup the files in your public_html folder. I suggest storing the backups on your local computer. That way, you have a copy that's not on the server.

Here's a link to an article on backing up WordPress:
Backing up WordPress

If you have further questions or need further assistance please feel free to contact us.

Thanks!

Tim S

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