[wp-hackers] How do you guys back up Wordpress sites?

Marcell Tisdol marcell at tisdol.com
Wed Mar 12 17:43:27 UTC 2014

Hey Steve,

That is one way of doing it. I usually ssh into the server, tar the
directory, log into mysql, dump the database and do what I wish with it...

On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 1:24 PM, Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
> How do you guys back up Wordpress sites? Do you just back
> up the /var/www/blog (or whatever) and then use mysqldump to back up
> the Wordpress database?
> Would the preceding work on a server where you're just one of many
> users (like Bluehost, etc)? If not, how do you do it there, and how do
> you test the restorability of your backup?
> Thanks,
> SteveT
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