Backing Up WordPress With Dropbox


Many of you probably already use Dropbox for your own personal/commercial uses to keep your data safe, did you know that you can even store your WordPress data inside of your Dropbox. In this video tutorial, we’ll go over how to backup your precious WordPress installation through Dropbox.

We will be utilizing the WP Time Machine plugin to backup our files. This plugin backups both our database and our wp-content folder, including instructions on how to reinstall the backup. Additionally, you can even use this plugin to backup to your Amazon S3 Services or another FTP server. You can also set it up a cron job to do backups automatically and save them onto your server.

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Backing Up WordPress With Dropbox

In this video we are going to take a look at backing up your WordPress installation with Dropbox. Enjoy.

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