Simplest Way To Backup WordPress From Browser

By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Sunday, June 8, 2008

Traditionally WordPress is backed up by backing the database and the files separately, if required. WordPress 2.5.1 introduces a much simpler way to backup the database in xml format on your desktop. And it takes less than a minute to accomplish! What are you waiting for? Backup your WordPress now.

1. Login to WordPress
2. Click on Manage tab and then on Export.
3. Click on Download Export file and choose a location on your machine to save the file.

That’s it! Now you out and enjoy your Sunday knowing that your WordPress database till date can be restored at any time by just importing the file back into WordPress.


July 16, 2010: 3:03 am

Thank you very much for yet another first-rate article. I am always searching for original WordPress tips to suggest to my readers. Thanks for creating this article. It’s exactly what I was searching for. Truly great post.

April 24, 2010: 8:46 am

Is there any way to make a backup with an cron job? So i can write this to another server? Thanks!

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