WordPress Backup Using Updraft Plugin

  • Post last modified:October 21, 2023
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in this post, I’ll show you how to create a WordPress site backup using Updraft’s free version So, let’s get started!


Table of Contents:

Step 1: Install and Activate Updraft Plugin

  1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard and go to the “Plugins” section.
  2. Click on “Add New” and search for “Updraft” in the search bar.
  3. Click on “Install Now” next to the Updraft plugin, and then click “Activate” after installation is complete.
adding updraft

Step 2: Configure Updraft Plugin

  1. Go to “Settings” in your WordPress dashboard and click on “Updraft”.
  2. Select your preferred backup settings.
  3. Click on “Save Changes” to apply your settings.
setting up backup

Step 3: Create Backup

  1. Go to “Settings” in your WordPress dashboard and click on “Updraft”.
  2. Click on the “Backup Now” button to start the backup process.
  3. Wait for the backup process to complete. The time it takes to complete the backup process depends on the size of your website.
backup ui
creating backup

Step 4: Download Backup

  1. After the backup process is complete, click on the “Existing Backups” tab in the Updraft settings.
  2. Find the backup you just created and click on the “Download” button.
  3. Choose where you want to save the backup file on your computer.
created backup list

Now that you’ve learned how to backup your WordPress website using Updraft’s free version plugin, you can rest easy knowing that your website’s content and data are secure.


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