(The official instructions, read this First)
This plugin is a great solution for backing up your website.
Free plugin to help backup your website.
Backing up your wordpress website takes 2 steps, backing up your database (where all of your posts and options are stored), and backing up your website (the “bones” or framework of the site): How to back-up your database GoDaddy Support Page (outside link): http://support.godaddy.com/help/article/5648/backing-up-and-restoring-mysql-or-mssql-databases How to back up your website files GoDaddy Support Page (outside […]
This backup is done directly in your Hostgator CPanel (not your wordpress dashboard) You can also do a full backup of your website here are the instructions (BUT please be aware that you will not be able to restore it yourself, so it should not be used as a regualr backup): http://support.hostgator.com/articles/cpanel/how-to-generatedownload-a-full-backup
*All file back-ups are done at your own risk Because your website uses WordPress and various plugins, you will have to occasionally update the WordPress installation and plugins. This is very important, it helps to keep your website more secure. You should log in and check that everything is up to date regularly. To do […]