FREEBIE 5: 10 Best Free WordPress Backup Plugins

FREEBIE 5: 10 Best Free WordPress Backup Plugins

Backup is an important part of managing your WordPress websites. Every webmaster should have few backups of their website in case something goes wrong. Without wasting much time, let’s move on to the 10 best WordPress Backup Plugins.

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  1. Security
  2. Running Site Backups
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  4. Social Sharing
  5. Site Caching (WordPress performance optimization)
  6. Contact Forms
  7. Handling Spam Comments

1. UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin

UpdraftPlus - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

UpdraftPlus is the highest-ranking backup plugin on wordpress.org, with over a million currently active installs. This plugin helps you create complete backup of your WordPress site and store it on the cloud or download to your personal computer. It lets you create scheduled backups and store them to your selected location .

Backs Up: Database and File System (with an option to customize what gets backed up)

2. BackWPup

BackWPup - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

BackWPup is a free of charge of charge of charge plugin which allows you to create complete WordPress backup cost-free and store it on the cloud (Dropbox, Amazon S3, Rackspace, etc ), FTP, email, or on your PC.

Backs Up: Database and File System

3. BackUpWordPress

BackUpWordPress - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

This plugin is really simple – there is no setup required. You can schedule backup your entire site and optionally have the archives emailed to you. Backups will run even on low-powered web hosting accounts.

Backs Up: Database and File System (with an option to customize what gets backed up)

4. Backup & Restore Dropbox

Backup & Restore Dropbox - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

Backup & Restore Dropbox connects to your Dropbox account to safely backup your WordPress site to the cloud storage service (You can also store backups on your web server). If something goes wrong with your site, you’ll be able to restore a backup directly from the WordPress dashboard.

Backs Up: Database and File System (with an option to customize what gets backed up)

5. BackupGuard

BackupGuard - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

BackupGuard
helps you backup, restore or even migrate your site. It’s also able to download a copy of a backup to keep on your local machine. The pro version lets you schedule backups and connect to various cloud storage services.

Backs Up: Database and File System (with an option to customize what gets backed up)

6. WP-DBManager

 - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

With WP-DBManager, You can schedule regular backups of your WordPress database and have it both emailed to you and stored on your web server. It could restore a backup with just a couple of clicks. You can set an automatic database optimization or repair, too.

Backs Up: Database Only

7. WPBackItUp

 WPBackItUp - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

WPBackItUp is easy to use. You just need one click to backup your entire site. The plugin compresses the backup into a .zip file stored on your web server. Backup status notifications will arrive via email.

Backs Up: Database and File System

8. WP Time Capsule

WP Time Capsule - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

WP Time Capsule will perform an incremental backup of just the files that have changed. You have the ability to schedule backups and connect to Dropbox, Amazon S3 and Google Drive.

Backs Up: Database and File System

9. WP Database Backup

WP Database Backup - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

WP Database Backup backups your site’s database to the cloud, email or FTP. It also set up a schedule to run on a routine basis. This plugin is able to exclude specific database tables.

Backs Up: Database Only

10. XCloner – Backup and Restore

XCloner - Free WordPress Backup Plugin

XCloner – Backup and Restore XCloner is a Backup and Restore component designed for PHP/ Mysql websites, it can work as a native plugin for WordPress and Joomla !. Its design was specifically created to Generate custom backups of any LAMP website through custom admin inputs.

Backs Up: Database and File System

WRAPPING IT UP

In the end, always make sure to backup your work! It might take a little time or effort to set up, but think of the headache, anxiety, and working hours you’ll save by saving copies of your website. We hope that the list above could be helpful to you. And if you are using our WordPress themes and need some helps to backup and update your site, please feel free to contact us via our Support System. Thank you again for reading this post!

thuyanh

Content Marketing Writer at WPThemeGo

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