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10 WordPress Plugins to Backup your Blog

It is very much important to back up your blog. It makes you feel secure. No matter what happens to your blog, if you have a nice backup in hand you can go and restore it. But without having backup you stand at risk 24/7. Risk of loosing everything you worked on.
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#10 Simple WordPress Backup

Simple WordPress Backup is a very simple plugin that allows you to backup your WordPress blog in no time. Just click a button and get your database downloaded in your local machine.

#9 SMEStorage Multi-Cloud WordPress Backup

SMEStorage Multi-Cloud WordPress Backup plugin provides a lot of options through which you can back up your blog into the FREE available cloud services.

#8 ST Email Backup For Published Posts

ST Email Backup For Published Posts is a unique plugin. It mails you the copy of your content on your email whenever you publish a post. The mail is sent to the admin account. You can have a good track with your posts in text form if your database messes up.

#7 Automatic WordPress Backup

Automatic WordPress Backup is a really cool plugin. It helps you to send automated backups towards certain cloud resources like Amazon s3 data storage

#6 Online Backup for WordPress

Online Backup for WordPress  allows you to put your backup online with free 100MB storage available. It is saved in encrypted form

So you have backup in three places:


  1. A downloadable ZIP file
  2. Your email inbox
  3. Backup Technology’s secure data centres with 100 MB free online storage space

#5  Backuper: WordPress Backup Plugin

Backuper: WordPress Backup Plugin it is a plugin that allows you to backup all the files of your cpanel and database of your WordPress installation. It even provide options for ‘Twice per day’, ‘Daily’, ‘Weekly’, ‘Monthly’ or Instant backups.

Backuper does a complete backup of your cPanel account, which includes

  • Backup of all your databases.
  • Backup all your files (everything).
  • Backup all your email accounts.
  • Backup all your filters and forwarders.
  • Backup all your Cron Jobs.
  • Backup all your statistics.
  • Backup all your Preferences.
  • And a lot more …

#4 WP Backup Complete

WP Backup Complete is a complete back up plugin helping you to back up your blog files and database. Whats good in it is the Restore button which self explains its job.

#3 WordPress Backup to Dropbox

WordPress Backup to Dropbox has been created to give you piece of mind that your blog is backed up on a regular basis.It takes your backup to your dropbox account and you earn comfort :)

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#2 Google Drive For WordPress

Google drive for WordPress plugin used to backup WordPress files and DB with Google Drive. It is a handy plugin. Google Drive offers a lot of space, around 10GB you can easily use this plugin and remain at the safe end always.

#1 BackWPup

BackWPup is a simple plugin that almost can do anything what any other backup plugin is capable of.

Some of it features are

  • Database Backup
  • WordPress XML Export
  • Optimize Database
  • Check\Repair Database
  • File Backup
  • Backups in zip, tar, tar.gz, tar.bz2 format
  • Store backup to Folder
  • Store backup to FTP Server
  • Store backup to Amazon S3
  • Store backup to Google Storage
  • Store backup to Microsoft Azure (Blob)
  • Store backup to RackSpaceCloud
  • Store backup to Dropbox
  • Store backup to SugarSync
  • Send Log/Backup by Email
  • Multisite Support only as Network Admin.



By Freakify Editorial

The post was written by the Freakify Editorial Team. used to be managed by Awais, Maedah and their team before its acquisition.

22 replies on “10 WordPress Plugins to Backup your Blog”

Hi awais, i really looking for that article. WordPress Backup to Dropbox is i think is the best plugin. Thanks for sharing that post.

WP Backup Complete chosen from your listed top 10 list. That’s really useful for me. I have faced a really big prob in past for this. Thanks for the share dude.

Nice list of plugins here Awais, I’m using WP backup to dropbox and it automatically back ups my blog weekly and sends it to my dropbox account.

I think this is the perfect choice until I buy BackupBuddy premium plugin. BTW, which one do you use for Freakify?

Hi, Ahmad, thanks for the list. I need your suggestion regarding the plugins. Is it possible to use one of the plugins to move a WP installation to another server? I want to move my WP site to another server and it seems that the plugins can be an alternative way to move the installation without having to download and save it to my computer. Could you suggest me one plugin possible to do the job? and how?
Thanks Ahmad, your answer will be very valuable for me.

Backing up any WordPress blog is so very vital and important. Nice list of plugins

Hey, i am just confused by too many outstanding plugins out there, so is there any special tips for choosing in addition to considering the function and performance of the plugin? of course we all agree that using a lot of plugin negative impact to blog/ website.

i AM also using BackWPup and it is having a number of options to save backup !! bydway good post regarding backup plugins and this is the most essential thing 4 a Blog !!

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