How to Install the BackupBuddy Plugin

Posted OnFeb 9, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

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In this section of the guide to the BackupBuddy plugin, we will show you how to download, install and activate this plugin.

There is a fee associated with this plugin.

Downloading the Plugin

Step 1) Navigate to iThemes.

Step 2) Click on the BackupBuddy menu item.

Step 3) Select from the various BackupBuddy packages available and click on the appropriate Buy Now button.

Step 4) Navigate through the buying process to purchase the BackupBuddy plugin which includes creating an iThemes Account.

Step 5) iThemes will forward the login credentials to the email entered when the iThemes Account was created.

Step 6) Retrieve your login credentials and log in to your ithemes Account.

Step 7) Click the BackupBuddy button and download the zip file to your local computer.


Installing the Plugin

Step 8) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 9) From the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, navigate to Plugins -> Add New to be taken to the Add Plugins page.


Step 10) Click the Upload Plugin button.


Step 11) Click the Browse button.

Step 12) Locate and select the zip file downloaded earlier.

Step 13) Click the Install Now button.


Activating the Plugin

Step 14) Click the Activate Plugin hyperlink.


A new menu item, BackupBuddy has been added to the left-hand sidebar.


The next step of the guide will focus on How to Configure the BackupBuddy General Settings.

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