How to Run a BackupBuddy Backup

Posted OnFeb 15, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

In this section of the guide to the BackupBuddy plugin, we will look at running a backup..

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) From the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, navigate to BackupBuddy -> Backup.

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Step 3) Below is an overview of this area:

A. View recently made backups This is a toggle button which means that when you click this button a list of the most recently backups will display. Click this button once more to hide.

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To view additional options, hover over the Status button of any backup to display the View Details hyperlink.
B. Database Only Click the Database Only button to start the Database Backup.

Click the Cog button to display the Database Only settings where you can make changes.

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Place a checkmark in the Send to remote destination as part of backup process checkbox to activate this feature.
C. Full Backup Click the Full Backup button to start a Full Backup.

Place a checkmark in the Send to remote destination as part of backup process checkbox to activate this feature.
D. + Button Click the + button to add additional Profiles.

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E. Delete To Delete a backup, place checkmark(s) in the appropriate checkbox(es).
Click the Delete button to complete this process.
F. Backups This area displays a list of backups performed (date order, most recent first).
G. View & manage remote destination files Click this button to view a list of the remote destination files.

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The next step of the guide will focus on How to Use BackupBuddy Restore/Migrate.


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