BackupBuddy is the original WordPress plugin from iThemes developers, that gives your website a reliable backup strategy using a trusted WordPress backup plugin. WordPress doesn’t include built-in backups, so BackupBuddy meets the need for a solid WordPress backup solution.
Even your host backup may not be enough if you experience a server crash. Other WordPress security issues include hacks, malware, user error, deleted files and running bad commands. All of these things can completely wipe out your WordPress site forever. Having a current backup of your WordPress website is critical for protecting your website. BackupBuddy is here to help.
With just a few clicks, BackupBuddy backs up your entire WordPress website from within your WordPress dashboard. BackupBuddy makes the process of how to backup a WordPress site into few simple steps.
While other WordPress backup plugins only backup the WordPress database, BackupBuddy backs up your entire WordPress installation, making sure you have a copy of all your WordPress website files.
BackupBuddy’s backup includes everything needed to run your WordPress website. Backup all WordPress files, all files in the WordPress Media library, your WordPress themes and WordPress plugins, and more. Once BackupBuddy completes your backup, you get a downloadable zip file of your entire WordPress website.
A BackupBuddy backup contains:
- Theme Files.
- Plugin Files.
- Theme & Plugin Settings.
- WordPress Settings.
- WordPress Database.
- WordPress Core Files.
- Media Library Uploads.
- Custom Post Types.
- Categories & Tags.
- Images, Videos, etc.
Your backup solution needs four components to be successful. Some backup solutions cover some but not all, leaving your website vulnerable. BackupBuddy covers all four backup elements in one single plugin. So if something goes wrong, rest easy.
- Complete WordPress website backup. Back up your entire WordPress website (database + all WP files).
- Scheduled, automatic backups. Set up backup schedules to run automatically.
- Store WordPress backups off-site. Send and store your backup files off-site in a safe, secure location.
- Restore your WordPress site. Restore your WordPress website quickly & easily from a backup.
Need to change hosts or domains for your WordPress site? You can do that with BackupBuddy, too. BackupBuddy helps you move a WordPress site to a new host or domain easily. BackupBuddy’s WordPress migration feature is a very popular feature for WordPress developers who build custom sites for clients locally or on a temporary domain and then move the entire site over to a live domain.