How to Backup your WordPress Blog with Updraftplus?

In This Post, We’ll Look At How to Backup your WordPress Blog with Updraftplus?

Do you know how to take backup for your WordPress Blog for free, on Google Drive? So let’s know and learn the Complete Setup of the Updraftplus Plugin in detail

Do you know what is  Updraftplus Plugin is?  And how do you take backup of your  WordPress blog from this?

So you are in the right place, we will tell you what is Updraftplus Plugin? And how to take a backup from it?

New bloggers start their blog by buying their own hosting and domain, but they make the biggest mistake. Those who write their posts continuously without taking backup of their blog website and also make different changes.

But he never backs up his blog or post and this is the biggest mistake. Done by a blogger.

Have you ever  thought about  the  blog  you have been working on for  months or years with hard work and sincerity . But  what if suddenly   his data crashes?

How to Backup your WordPress Blog with Updraftplus

How to Backup your WordPress Blog with Updraftplus

Just think?   Suddenly all the data of that blog crashes  or if there is an  error in it, or  if it gets hacked  , ” What will happen to your  website   ?”

The answer to this question of ours, you must be understanding very well what will happen. You are thinking right that if you have not taken the backup of the blog, then your years of hard work gets mixed in the water.

If you had taken a backup of your WordPress blog, then you could have corrected any kind of problem in minutes. And again you could recover WordPress Blog.

That is why it has been said that always keep your data secure, take backup of it from time to time so that you can use it in case of any kind of problem. Can easily recover WordPress website without wasting your hard work.

Today we will tell what is Updraftplus Plugin? And by this, we will know how we can backup the complete data of our WordPress, that too for free on Google Drive.  

Today’s post is special for you, in this post it has been explained in detail about Updraftplus Plugin so that you can configure by installing Backup Plugin yourself and know the complete settings.

What is Updraftplus Plugin

Although there are many plugins available for backing up data in WordPress, which is available both free and paid, but Updraftplus Plugin is considered to be the best plugin of WordPress. You can use it very easily for free.

In this plugin of WordPress, we can store the data of our website very easily so that if there is any kind of difficulty or problem. We can easily recover our data again.

How to Backup your WordPress Blog with Updraftplus?

How to Backup your WordPress Blog with Updraftplus?

First you in your WordPress  Updraftplus  Activate the Plugin and should be, so let’s learn Updraftplus Plugin How to  Activate  to and  how the settings.

First of all, you have to go to the option of Plugins in your WordPress and click on Add New, your Search Box will open.

As soon as the page of Add New  will be  opened in your WordPress,  then you go to its  search box and search Updraftplus’s Plugin.

When you search Updraftplus’s Plugin in your search, then Updraftplus’s Plugin will open in front of you. Then you install it  by clicking on Install .

As soon as this plugin is installed in your WordPress, then  click on the option R to activate it, in a few seconds your plugin will be activated.

 Full Setup Updraftplus Plugin ?

Before setting up the Updraftplus Plugin, first you have  to go to the Installed Plugin in your WordPress and click on  the setting option of Updraftplus, then in a few seconds the setting page of this plugin will open.

To back up your website’s data, you just need to make a setting in it so that you can back up your website. To back up your website, you have to leave this option as the default.

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Here, wherever you want to collect the data of your website, select that option, here I will tell you how to back up your website for free,

Here you have to select Remote Storage of your website, it is best to take backup for free, Google Drive where you can store your data for free.

As soon as you select it on your Google Drive, you will get a complete list of its settings from where you will be able to setup Google Drive.

Google Drive Folder :- In  this option, type the name in which you want to save the file in your Google Drive in this option.

Include In File Backup :-  Here you can see your option that all your files should be selected here. So that the complete data of your website   can be stored in your Google Drive.

  • Plugins
  • Themes
  • Uploads

Email: –  Here you   can select the option of Email so that the data of your blog can be accessed in the Drive of that Gmail. In which you want to send your data. After completing all its setting, you click  on Save Changes.

When you  click on the option of Save Changes, then  some kind of interface will open in front of you, where you will get a link open, you click on the link on it.

When you click on that link, a page like this will open in front of you where you will be asked on which Gmail you want to send your data. So you select any of them  Gmail.

When you select your Gmail, a page like this will open in front of you, where you  click on the Allow option , so that Updraftplus can access your Google Drive and transfer data.

When you click on the Allow option above, a page like this will open in front of you, where the name of your website will be, below that you have the option of Complete Setup, click on that option. Your  Updraftplus and Google Drive’s Connection or Authentication Process will start connecting to each other.

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After this you  go to Backup / Restore of your Updraftplus and click  on Backup Now.

Note: – When you click on Backup Now,  a page like this will open in front of you where you will be asked which of your data you   want to send to Google Drive,

Where 4 options will open in front of you, in which you will have to select all the options.

1. The first option is to take a backup of your database.
2. The second option is to take a backup of all your files.
3.  Third Option is to select your Remote Storage where your data transfer takes place.
4.  Forth option is that only you can manually delete your backup, Updraftplus cannot delete your backup.

After selecting all these options, you will get the option of Backup Now below, you will start the process of Backup by clicking on it. And in no time the backup of your blog will be created on Google Drive.

Final Word:

If you have not understood any step of UpdraftPlus Plugin or any other problem is coming in UpdraftPlus Plugin. So you can ask by commenting.

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Jitendra Vaswani
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Jitendra Vaswani is a Digital Marketing Practitioner and renowned international keynote speaker who has embraced the digital nomad lifestyle as he travels around the world. He founded two successful websites, & Digital Marketing Agency DigiExe of which his success stories have expanded to authoring "Inside A Hustler's Brain : In Pursuit of Financial Freedom” (20,000 copies sold worldwide) and contributing to “International Best Selling Author of Growth Hacking Book 2". Jitendra designed workshops for over 10000+ professionals in Digital marketing across continents; with intentions ultimately anchored towards creating an impactable difference by helping people build their dream business online. Jitendra Vaswani is a high-powered investor with an impressive portfolio that includes Imagestation. To learn more about his investments, Find him on Linkedin, Twitter, & Facebook.

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