If you’re running your own WordPress site it’s essential that you have a backup. But you also need a plan for dealing with any disaster. This screencast shows you how to prepare for the worst. The lesson also includes a worksheet to help you create your own disaster recovery plan.
Move a WordPress site from one location to another can be a bit tricky. Because WordPress content and settings are stored in a database there’s a bit more involved than just transferring files between servers. In this tutorial, I demonstrate how to use the free Duplicator plugin to move any WordPress website. For example, can […]
VaultPress is a hosted WordPress backup service. For a monthly fee, VaultPress ensures that your entire WordPress site is backed up and secure. In this lesson I demonstrate how VaultPress works.
BackupBuddy is an all-in-one WordPress backup and site migration tool. In this lesson I put the plugin through its paces and show you how it works.
These days, any number of disasters can take down your website: from hackers, to hardware failures, to self-inflicted damage. This lesson guides you through the process of creating your own WordPress disaster plan. Even if you think you’re prepared, there are any number of things that can go wrong with backups. If you’re using WordPress in support of your business activities you can’t afford to take a chance.
VaultPress is a hosted backup and security service. If your site is critically important to your business, VaultPress is well worth the monthly fee. In this screencast I take you on a tour of the VaultPress press website and demonstrate all of the services key features. I also provide some guidance on how to determine which backup solution is right for you.
BackupBuddy is a popular all-in-one backup and restore plugin. BackupBuddy allows you schedule your backups to run at regular intervals, and even allows you to automatically move your backups to a secure location. The plugin also comes with a restore script that will help you get your site back online quickly if something ever goes wrong.