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cPanel Backup and Restore: A Complete Guide

cPanel Backup and Restore: A Complete Guide

Backups are an integral part of WordPress administration, but certainly not the most fun activity to do. This is especially true with manual backups and restores, like with cPanel. That’s why we are strong advocates of backup plugins that automate the task for...

How to Easily Recover a WordPress Site After a Crash

How to Easily Recover a WordPress Site After a Crash

Over the years, we have seen thousands of BlogVault customers needing to recover their websites under two circumstances. The first situation is when something is broken on their website but still loads; and the second is when the site doesn’t load at all. If the site...

UpdraftPlus Backup and Restore – The Definitive Guide

UpdraftPlus Backup and Restore – The Definitive Guide

To protect our websites from unforeseen mishaps, backups are non negotiable. The natural first step is to use web host backups, but these are not a good solution. They are often unreliable and difficult to restore.  Backup plugins are therefore the best option....

BackupBuddy Backup and Restore – A Complete Guide

BackupBuddy Backup and Restore – A Complete Guide

Backup plugins are your best bet for creating reliable backups of your WordPress site so that you can restore your site when required. We say this after testing various methods. However, not all plugins offer good backups. In this article, we will share our experience...

[Review] GoDaddy Backup and Restore: A Complete Guide

[Review] GoDaddy Backup and Restore: A Complete Guide

GoDaddy’s site hosting service has automated backups as a feature. Before depending on GoDaddy backups as your primary backup solution, you need to know if they are reliable. In this article, we talk about what good backups are, and if GoDaddy backups are good. We put...

[Review]Bluehost Backup and Restore: The Complete Guide

[Review]Bluehost Backup and Restore: The Complete Guide

Bluehost is one of the more popular website hosting services, and one of their premium features is an automated backup service. The question is: can you rely on the backups Bluehost provides? In this article, we attempt to answer that question.  We tested out the...

[Review] WPEngine Backups : The Definitive Guide

[Review] WPEngine Backups : The Definitive Guide

WP Engine is one of the most popular managed WordPress hosts. It comes with an integrated backup solution. In this article, we will go deep into WP Engine backups. We will also see how to restore sites from such backups. We will answer the question: are WP Engine...

Backup WordPress to Google Drive: The Ultimate Guide

Backup WordPress to Google Drive: The Ultimate Guide

The most important thing when it comes to backups is that they should be stored externally and not on the same server as your production site. Why? It’s simple. If the website and the backup are on the same server, there’s a chance that you may lose both in case the...

The Only WordPress Website Migration Checklist You’ll Need

The Only WordPress Website Migration Checklist You’ll Need

Website migration can be a daunting task, especially if you are doing it for the first time. There is so much at risk but don’t worry, we will help you make sure that your migration process goes smoothly so you no longer are tied to a bad host or a limited server....

How to Export WordPress Database Safely?

How to Export WordPress Database Safely?

Exporting WordPress database can be a tedious process. However, there may be times when want to export the database to keep it safe offsite for backup. In this article, we’ll guide you on how to export WordPress database safely and reliably without worrying about the...