Data backup gives us a sense of assurance that our data can come back to online no matter what happens to our system. Whether you are a backup administrator or a IT auditor, having a clear understating of the backup types will help you develop a strong backup strategy for your critical data and system files. This post aims to distinguish the difference between the major types of backups. At the end of reading this post you will be able to decide what types of backup suits you the best. [Read more…]
There are thousands of wordpress experts who will suggest the beginners to take regular backup of their websites. If you are just learning how to make wordpress blog, then you may not pay attention to the importance of taking backup and restoration. Think about this you have a blog of 50 articles and getting 1000 organic traffic and one day morning when you logon to your website, you find that for some reason you cannot log on or your site has been hacked. In the following few paragraphs I will show you how you can take a full backup for your site and restore it at your will whenever you need it.
Why wordpress backup? – There are a number of reasons why your wordpress blog codes can get corrupted. The reasons are as follows:
1. due to accidental deletion of codes or a portion of codes
2. WordPress may dis-funciton due to installation of new plug-in that you never tested with your blog
3. Updating to a new version of wordpress might cause problems.
4. your hosting providers’ server got crashed, though it is one of the least probable and it might never happen if your host has redundant servers, but you never know what lies ahead
5 your site might get hacked and the level of damage might be beyond repair.