Wordpress Backup Plugin

Posted on 2011-10-28
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hi guys,

I was wondering if someone could suggest a plugin for doing site backup's of both files and the database. We have tried wp_snapshot however our host has disabled shell_exe(), so this fails, Our main backup requirement is the database to be sent via email as a sql dump.

Any suggestions of a free solution appricated.

Question by:john_yourspace
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Jason C. Levine
    You can try to use WordPress Database Backup in conjunction with WordPress backup to make copies and have them emailed to you (size permitting):

    However, if your site is at all important to you, I would spring for a paid backup service like VaultPress or WP Online Backup...
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    Accepted Solution

    The one that works the best isn't free:

    Some free ones to try:

    Here's a script that might work:


    Author Closing Comment

    thanks guys
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    by:Jason C. Levine
    Why the B grade?

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