The Secret to Secure and Reliable WordPress Backups: Part 1

Everyone knows you need to keep your WordPress sites backed up. You never know when updating your site might break it, or when your web host will go down, or an out of date plugin will result in a security problem. In this article I’m going to talk about why site backups are important and especially why it is important to store your website backups remotely. I’ll also go through some simple steps you can follow to build a secure and reliable automatic backup system. In part 2 of this article, I’m going to detail some specific steps to follow to make your remote backups extra secure. When you have completed this series you will understand how to create a reliable backup and recovery process that can protect your site even if it is hosted on a budget webhost. Why Backups? It’s a fact of life that computers fail and web sites crash. It doesn’t …

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