WordPress Backup Plugins report, provides information on the following BackWPup, Duplicator, UpdraftPlus and XCloner and more.
Last Updated: April 27, 2021
Latest News: Updated the version information.
It is very important to backup your website daily if it is a very popular website or regularly like once a week. There are many ways for you to create a backup. For some it is easier to use a plugin because they might not have access to their server. For others they might prefer to use the server to manage their backups.
The following list of plugins will help you create, manage and transfer your backups from one server to another server and more. The list is numbered pointing to my preferred choices from 1 being the first choice.
- UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration
- All In One WP Migration
- WP Staging
Information: Always remember to try and not have too many plugins added to your website or blog. The more plugins you add the more request and processing resources it requires to use from your server!!!
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WordPress Backup Plugins
Duplicate, clone, backup, move and transfer an entire site from one location to another.
Important: This plugin has now reached more than 9 million downloads. There are more than 1 million sites currently using the plugin.
The Duplicator plugin gives WordPress Administrators and Developers the ability to migrate/clone a site from one location to another location. First create a package, download it and install. No need to change your settings and re-run import/export scripts. The plugin also serves as a simple backup utility. The Duplicator also supports both serialized and base64 serialized string replacement.
You might like to check my tutorial WordPress Duplicator Backup Plugin Settings.
Version 1.4.0 | By Cory Lamle, Bob Riley | Last Updated: March 3, 2021 | Compatible up to WordPress 5.6.2
Easy and complete backups and restoration. Manual or automated backups (Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace, FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, email).
Important: This plugin has now reached more than 36 million downloads. There are more than 3 million websites currently using the plugin.
You can check my tutorial Backup and Restore WordPress Using UpdraftPlus Backup. This is another backup plugin I started using on some of my websites. I recommend this plugin if you have some issues with the previous plugin BackWPup. The support for this plugins is excellent.
Version 1.16.51 | By David Anderson | Last Updated: April 1, 2021 | Compatible up to WordPress 5.7
This plugin exports your WordPress website including the database, media files, plugins and themes with no technical knowledge required. Upload your site to a different location with a drag and drop in to WordPress.
Important: This plugin has been downloaded more than 46 million times. It is installed in more than 3 million sites.
Version 7.42 | By ServMask | Last Updated: April 27, 2021 | Compatible up to WordPress 5.7.1
WordPress Backup and more…
You might like to check my tutorial BackWPup plugin.
Important: This plugin has now reached more than 5 million downloads. There are more than 600,000 websites currently using this plugin.
Version 3.8.0 | By Daniel Hüsken, inpsyde, Bueltge, nullbyte | Last Updated: September 22, 2020 | Compatible up to WordPress 5.5.1
XCloner is a full backup and restore plugin for WordPress, it will backup and restore both files and database. www.xcloner.com
You can check my tutorial Backup WordPress Using Xcloner
Version 4.2.161 | By xcloner | Last Updated: October 18, 2020 | Compatible up to WordPress 5.5.3
This duplicator plugin allows you to create an exact copy of your entire website for staging or development purposes in seconds.
(Exact time depends on the size of your website)
It creates a clone of your website into a subfolder of your main WordPress installation including an entire copy of your database.
Version 2.8.1 | By Rene Hermenau, WP-Staging | Last Updated: February 17, 2021 | Compatible up to WordPress 5.6.2
If you don’t want to use a plugin or in your case you might be managing many WordPress websites, you might be interested in reading the following post First Time Blogging WordPress Management.
This list will change from time to time and it will grow with more plugins added. Please keep coming back to review the changes and additions.
If you have a questions please let me know
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