Having a safety net is what sets the website amateurs apart from the website professionals.
You need a way to “roll back” the site, just in case a software update breaks a feature.
Death, taxes, and breaking the website. It happens.
A valid backup is the safety net we all need – even someone like me who’s been building websites for almost 20 years.
How can you backup your site? There’s tons of options and your perfect solution will depend on what your site and your organization needs.
I have a free plugin and configuration that I recommend as a starting point for anyone with a WordPress website. It’s the same basic plugin and configuration that I use on my own site and many client sites.
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