Wordpress Automatic Backup Solution

WordPress backup tool functionality encompasses two critical operations: creating a backup of the static data from your website or blog and securing the dynamic content stored in databases. Handy Backup executes these tasks sequentially, offering enhanced flexibility compared to standard WordPress backup plugins. This approach ensures comprehensive protection for both your site's static and dynamic elements.

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Wordpress Automatic Backup Service

Advantages of Wordpress Automatic Backup with Handy Backup

Flexible Selection of Wordpress Backup Plug-in: Best Choices

Nowadays, the official Wordpress supports only MySQL and MariaDB engines, but you can use third-party SQL Server backup tool and custom builds with PostgreSQL, MS SQL, or even Oracle as a DBMS. Handy Backup allows using plug-ins for all popular databases, making it an efficient Wordpress backup website service.

Secure storage for Wordpress backup

Protecting Wordpress Backup Files

Besides using most convenient and secure storage, Wordpress backup software - Handy Backup allows many other methods of data protection, from built-in encryption algorithm to using external software along with Wordpress auto backup to saving data in a complete backup strategy (such as Tower of Hanoi).

Best Wordpress Backup Tool — Once and Forever!

Set up a Wordpress backup task as described below and use it for as long as you wish. The initial setup is easy and quick, as well as changing any detail of an existed task, such as scheduling, storage selection or using other programs before or after a task. Feel a convenience!

Keeping Wordpress Backup Data

Many Storage Types

Multiple Storage Types

Handy Backup allows lot of online storages for Wordpress backup: you can backup to OneDrive, Amazon S3, Dropbox and other clouds, including those connected by S3 or WebDAV protocols (even private ones), or backup Wordpress site via FTP servers of any type (e.g. SFTP, FTPS).

In addition, these are many local storage types for Wordpress offline backup, including local drives, external USB drives, or even memory cards (SD, CF etc.). You can use these storage types for either Wordpress backup download to computer via Internet, or for local servers.

Native Format for Wordpress Backup Files

Native Format for Wordpress Backup Files

Handy Backup preserves native formats for unencrypted and uncompressed static Wordpress backup files, and a "dump" for most SQL engines used for dynamic Wordpress database backup.

The "dump" method means that the website backup tool creates a sequence of SQL commands that restores previous database content when being executed. In other words, the dump file is a sequence of SQL commands containing the basic Wordpress backup information.

Advantages of Native Wordpress Backup Method

Advantages of Native Wordpress Backup and Restore Method

The native backup format brings the crucial advantage for users: you can backup Wordpress site and database and then operate freely with its content: change, browse, modify, clone or even restore Wordpress from backup manually after making some changes, refinements or other operations.

Testimonials About Wordpress Automatic Backup by Handy Backup

Review About Wordpress Automatic Backup by Handy Backup

"Handy Backup is not as simple as a typical Wordpress backup plug-in, but it has much more flexibility. Personally, I prefer it for Wordpress backup and restore, as it allows me using Dropbox and S3 for saving my content and photos, and automates all actions, including privacy control."

Svetlana Dovolsky, a photo blogger

How to Backup Wordpress Site with Handy Backup

If you want to make the task for Wordpress automatic backup, please follow the next instruction.

  1. Call a New Task Wizard with a button on the main panel or a "New task…" menu item.
  2. Select a backup task on Step 1. In this example, do not use advanced mode.
  3. Proceed to Step 2. Here, open the FTP group and select FTP, SFTP or FTPS plug-in.
FTP, SFTP or FTPS Backup plug-ins for Backup Wordpress Website
  1. Click on the "Create a connection…" string. A new connection window will appear.
  2. Fill all fields at the dialog window according to your connection settings for accessing your static Wordpress backup files.
  3. Click OK. Open a new connection and select data in your FTP folder that you want to back up.
  4. Press "OK" and return to the Step 2 window. Open the Database group and select a database plug-in for dynamic Wordpress backup database (e.g. MySQL).
 wordpress database backup
  1. Create a connection with a database and select data you want to backup.
select data for wordpress database backup
  1. Then proceed to the next step. You can now select where you will store your Wordpress backup. It can be almost any modern storage, from an external USB drive to an account on Amazon S3.
  2. You may also compress and/or encrypt your data on Step 4. These actions are not specific for Wordpress data backup.
  3. Schedule your task on a Step 5 by setting the period between automatic repeats of this backup task. We are recommending to backup Wordpress site and database at least once per week.
  4. On the final Step 6, give a name for your task and finish the process of task creation. Your Wordpress backup task is complete and ready to automated operations.

Video Tutorial: Wordpress Site Backup Tool

In the next video, you will see how to copy complete website. You will learn how to connect with FTP and a database engine. This video provides detailed knowledge necessary for Wordpress website backup.

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