Backing Up Wordpress

How to take backups of the wordpress site automatically  - The whole site:

The theme (and all the customized code)
the posts, pages, images and all other data
The plugins, the settings etc

and keep backing it up elsewhere and how to get it backup if something should happen

What are the different types of backup? or different methods of doing this?

Should I just backup the database on the server?
Should I backup the data in another remote location?
Should I download the backups to my own PC and save it?

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Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
You need to back up two things to fully back up a WordPress site:

1. Database
2. Web files

The absolute best (albeit not cheapest) way to do it is to use VaultPress.  That service will automatically back everything up and perform health checks as well.

There are also some good Codex articles about this:

This guy has cataloged a lot of the existing options:

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Abhijeet RananawareWeb & Mobile DeveloperCommented:
Check following link for various Backup tools and services for WordPress.

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