Best WordPress Backup Plugins 2016


The best solution to guard your WordPress website against losing all your data is to have a regular backup. Backups give you an assurance against hackers, malware attack, and server crash. Fortunately, there are a number of WordPress plugins available in the market without any cost, which can back up your pages, posts, product description, and everything which you have on your website.

Many WordPress hosting services don’t really provide complete backup services, but it is the sole responsibility of the site owner itself. One should not completely rely on the hosting providers for backups.  If you are one of the people who are not backing up his WordPress website regularly, then you should opt one of the best WordPress backup plugins and implement them to your site.

VaultPress- VaultPress was created by the co- founder of WordPress Matt Mullenweg 5 years ago. This plugin can provide a real-time backup solution to your website at very affordable costs like $5 / month. It is recommended by a number of users and developers because of its security and spam protection features.  Vaultpress is renowned as it provides daily backups with easier review and threat fixing.

UpdraftPlus Backup- It is one of the most popular backup plugin available for WordPress.  UpdraftPlus can help you to have a backup of your WordPress files to the cloud with Amazon S3, Google Drive, Rackspace Cloud and Dropbox, etc. It has a premium version as well; that offers a huge amount of backup storage on its vault, various backup options, ability to create a clone of the database and secure FTP.

WP-DB-Backup- WP-DB-Backup is the known as the on-demand backup for a WordPress website. This plugin has never experienced a great marketing message, but this didn’t hamper its popularity, and it has been downloaded more than a million times. As its name implies, WP-DB-Backup creates a backup of your database not in the files.

BackUpWordPress- This plugin is a complete WordPress backup plugin which allows automatic scheduling support. Backupwordpress enables you to have different schedules for backing up of your files and database. It is a useful plugin for WordPress site users, but one of its problems is that the free version does not store WordPress backup in the cloud storages. If one needs to store its data in Google drive and dropbox, they have to purchase the premium version of BackUpWordPress.

Duplicator- As its name suggest, duplicator is the backup solution as well as it creates a duplicate version of the entire WordPress site.  It is a very robust backup solution that gives the user an opportunity to copy, migrate create a clone of the website from one to another location.

Backing up your website is critical these days, it saves your data from hackers, malware, and server down threat. Every WordPress backup plugin has its own pros and cons; the best choice for one depends on upon the requirement of a user. Some are easy to use, other offers real-time backup and some create the clone for a particular WordPress website.

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Kathy Johnson is a professional WordPress Developer and currently working with Baymediasoft, a renowned Custom WordPress Website Development Company. SHe loves sharing information regarding mobile app development and Custom WordPress development.stuff.