HOW TO BACKUP AND RESTORE WORDPRESS WEBSITE

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This article helps you to understand how to backup and restore a WordPress site.

This article consists of the following topics:

  • Why I need so?
  • How can do it myself without impacting websites?
  • Difficulty level [Easy, Medium, Hard].
  • Total time consumed.

Why I need backup and restore WordPress Website?

These are following reason to backup and restore a WordPress site or blog.

  • To restore the website when the files are deleted or lost.
  • If your website could get hacked, then to recover your data.

How can do it myself without impacting websites?

There are some easy steps to backup and restore a wordpress site or blog.

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 Go to Wp-admin by clicking on the dashboard or add /wp-admin in URL and press enter

WP- Dashboard - Window

Go to tools then click on export.

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Then click on Start Export button. The whole site will get downloaded in .xml format.

Start Export button
  • Go to tools  < import.
  • click on the choose file button and select the backup file then upload it.
Upload-file-and-Import

Difficulty level [Easy, Medium, Hard]
Medium
Total time consumed
25-30 min
This is for WordPress.com or Org ?
Both

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