Feb 282017

Generate WordPress Backups Using XCloner plugin tutorial will guide you and help you to create a WordPress backup which includes all the files and database.

Last Updated: April 15, 2018

Latest News: I have updated the information below.

XCloner has become a very simple and easy to use backup plugin. The latest version has improved the functionality for backing up WordPress sites. The following tutorial shows you how to set up and create your backups.

Generate WordPress Backups Using XCloner

Step 1 ) Go to Site Backup -> Generate Backups to start creating a backup. The following Backup Options lists allows you to edit the following fields. See the following image.

Backup Options

  • Backup Name
  • Send Email Notification To
  • Backup Only Files Modified/Created After
  • Backup Comments


Step 2 ) Go to Site Backup -> Database Options to select the database and tables you want to include in the backup.  Once you have selected your databases and tables click on Next button. See the following image.


Step 3 ) Go to Site Backup -> File Options to select the files and folders you want to include in your backup. Once you have selected your files and folders click on Next button. See the following image.

Step 4 ) Go to Site Backup -> Generate Backup to start your backup.


Step 5 ) The following image illustrates the backup in process. You can cancel the backup at any time during the process.


Step 6 ) If everything goes well and no error messages are displayed, you will see a similar image as the following image.

Manage Backups

Step 7 ) Once you have created your backup file, you can perform various actions. Go to Site Backup -> Manage Backups. Select the backup you want to work with. Once you have selected your backup file you can Download, view the backup file content or Delete the backup.


Click on the following link Restore WordPress Using Xcloner to complete this tutorial.

I will be adding more information in the near future. If you have any questions please leave a message.


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I have been working in IT since 1999 and I enjoy the challenges it brings me. I love developing websites with WordPress. I spend a lot of time helping out in wordpress.org forums. I have been writing tutorials since 2011. Now I am learning how to manage my own VPS "Virtual Private Server.

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