InMotion Hosting Support Center

You can easily schedule backups in WordPress using the BackWPup plugin. This allows you to automatically create a backup of your website. In this tutorial, we will show you how to schedule a backup job using BackWPup.

Scheduling Backups

  1. Log into your WordPress Dasboard.
  2. Click the BackWPup link.
  3. Click Jobs in the navigation menu.
  4. Navigate to your backup job and click the Edit button.
  5. You will then see a summary of your Backup Job, click the Schedule tab.
  6. Next to Start job select the "with WordPress cron" option.
  7. Scroll down to the Scheduler section and choose your backup option. In this example, we are scheduling weekly WordPress Backups.
  8. Click the Save changes button to schedule this backup.

    You will then see a message stating "Changes for job saved."

Congratulations, now you know how to schedule backups in WordPress using the BackWPup plugin!

Was this article helpful?
Continued Education in Course 201: Recommended WordPress Plugins
You are viewing Section 17: How to Schedule Backups in WordPress with BackWPup
Section 16: How to Install the User Role Editor Plugin in WordPress
Section 18: How to Backup WordPress with BackWPup

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question

Forum Login

You are NOT logged in. You can still browse our Support Center.

To participate within our Community Support Forum:

Recommended WordPress Plugins

1. How to Create a Slideshow in WordPress with Metaslider
2. Adding a Cookie Notice for GDPR in WordPress
3. Recommended WordPress Backup Plugins
4. How to install the Really Simple SSL WordPress Plugin
5. How to Install the WP Accessibility WordPress Plugin
6. Helpful WordPress Plugins
7. How to Create an XML Sitemap in WordPress
8. How to Customize the WordPress Editor with TinyMCE Advanced
9. How to Install bbPress in WordPress
10. How to Install TinyMCE Advanced in WordPress
11. How to Regenerate Thumbnails in WordPress
12. How to Optimize and Compress Images in WordPress
13. Using Velvet Blues to Update URLs
14. How to Copy a WordPress Page or Post
15. How to Install MailPoet in WordPress with SMTP
16. How to Install the User Role Editor Plugin in WordPress
17. How to Schedule Backups in WordPress with BackWPup
18. How to Backup WordPress with BackWPup
19. How to Setup a 301 Redirect in WordPress
20. How to Use the Easy Google Fonts Plugin for WordPress
21. How to Install and Use the Lightbox Gallery Plugin in WordPress
22. How to Add the Social Media Widgets Plugin to WordPress
23. Using the Convert Categories to Tags Tool in WordPress
24. Jetpack 3.4 What's New
25. Cache Mobile pages with the WordPress Super Cache and WPTouch Plugin
26. Optimizing WordPress with WP Super Cache Plugin
27. Photo Gallery and Slide Show Plugins for WordPress
28. How to Optimize WordPress with W3 Total Cache
29. WordPress Plugins for Facebook and Twitter
30. Clearing WordPress Cache
31. Plugins for Advertising
32. Installing the eCommerce for WordPress plugin

Post a Comment

Email Address:
Phone Number:

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

0 Questions & Comments

Post a comment

Back to first comment | top

Need more Help?


Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail:
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!