Wordpress Backup without Plugin

WordPress Backup

Taking your WordPress Backup regularly can save you from unexpected disaster such as site crash, attacked by hacker and bad plugins. As a basic principle, Web administrator should take wordpress backup at least once in week.

To take wordpress backup you may use some helpful plugins from WordPress Plugins Directory. But to do by yourself, here I am going to show you on how to do wordpress backup without plugin.

By default WordPress directory based on some files and folders:

wordpress backup without plugin

From this directory you need to take backup only “wp-content” folder and “wp-config.php” file. These two folder and file are the main target to take backup for wordpress. Rest of the files don’t need to be backed up, you can easily get those files and folders with fresh new wordpress directory.

To take wordpress backup through FileZilla (File transfer protocol) software follow this:

  1. Login to your hosting account with FileZilla,
  2. Select “wp-content” and “wp-config.php” file,
  3. Click on right mouse and select download,
    wordpress backup without plugin
  4. Selected file and folder will start to download.

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Emdad Khan

I am Emdad Khan, A WordPress Theme Developer and Author of BN Web Design Website. A full time Freelancer on WordPress Theme Development & Optimization as well as blogger.

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