WEB what do you guys use to backup your WordPress sites?

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  1. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    Is there a plugin that does this better than all the other plugins?

    I want something that backs up EVERYTHING (like all the posts, pages, plugins, config options, etc.), not just the internal parts like the Tools --> Export command does.
     
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    backup?
     
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    Yahdude New Member

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    mysqldump -u root -p wpdbname > filename.sql
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    backing up is for pussies
     
  7. Falconer

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    Cool. And that backs up EVERYTHING?

    So like if I were to delete my entire WP site, I could restore everything to how it was before? All the posts, pages, themes, code customizations, etc?
     
  8. Browning

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    iirc yes, but I could be mistaken. I haven't use it for a little while:o
     
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    illectronic I'm Coming Home OT Supporter

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    Wordpress is just a .sql and the files on your server. Make a script that backs up the sql regularly. Do the same for your files.
     
  11. Kevin

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    @echo off

    set tdtd=none
    set ttrn=none

    for /F "tokens=2-4 delims=/ " %%i in ('date /t') do set tdtd=%%i%%j%%k

    mkdir %tdtd%
    cd %tdtd%
    ftp -i -s:""

    :EOF



    Database is backed up separately.
     
  12. drpepper

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    lol windows
     
  13. hank85

    hank85 sudo shred /dev/sda -f -v -z --iterations=6

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    This will back up the complete database including table structures, easy to move around, easy to restore.
     
  14. Kevin

    Kevin New Member

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    Oops. I just noticed wordpress in the title.

    Mine is a regular .net site. In the end, its all files so whatever.
     
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    whats so funny about that?
     
  16. DigiCrime

    DigiCrime If Only!

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    typical way to back up mysql data, just being a smart ass is all lol
     
  17. Insert Tokens

    Insert Tokens Making Cancer My Bitch OT Supporter

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    There's probably a gap here for someone to make a plugin or standalone PHP script that grabs your database name from WP's config, backs it up and copies it to /backup folder, grabs the path from config, tars and copies that to the /backup folder, then FTP's them to another server of your choosing (or emails you when it's ready so you can download/delete)..
     
  18. twenty

    twenty resident nerd

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    Lol @ solution to this
     
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    No, it does not. Themes require a file backup, not a database backup since themes are stored in files.
     
  20. Falconer

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    can i just copy all the files in my domain and then re-upload them if anything ever happens?
     
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    Yes
     

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