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Backup & Migration Plugins

Take your WordPress backup regularly so in case of disaster or hack you can roll-back quickly. Some of the plugins listed will also help you to migrate WP from one server to another without downtime.

BlogVault

Used by more than 400,000 websites, BlogVault is a great backup plugin that comes with a free trial as well. It is an all in one website management solution that seamlessly handles a handful of tasks such as:

  • Normal backups
  • WooCommerce backups
  • Restoration
  • Integrated staging
  • Migration

I would say it is more than “just” a plugin because it shoves off the burden from your shoulders. Here are some of the additional things you can do with BlogVault:

  • Check your website’s performance
  • Check uptime status of your websites
  • White label option to hide the branding
  • Upload several backups to Dropbox

Not to forget, you can manage multiple sites with it and also enjoy customer support that gets back within just 24 hours. If all that sounds interesting, be sure to make use of their 7-day free trial!

All in One WP Migration

As the name says - migrate everything including plugins, themes, database, content, etc. During export, you can also use multiple finds and replace operations on the database.

The plugin requires PHP version 5.2.17 or above. You don't need to be a technical expert to use this plugin. WP site migration is easy now.

Duplicator

Duplicator let you migrate your site without downtime. Trusted by more than one million sites is one of the most popular migration plugins.

You can use Duplicator to move your WordPress from one server to another or create a staging replica to troubleshoot an issue.

My WP Backup Pro

20% OFF

A premium plugin by MyThemeShop to offer full control on your WordPress site backup.

It is one of the best ways to protect your website from different bad situations such as security breach, data corruption and so on.

You can choose the backup on external storage like Azure, Rackspace, Google Drive, AWS S3, Dropbox, FTP. Once backup is done, you can get notified through email, push, slack or chat.

Highlights

  • Minimal configuration and easy to use
  • Offers both manual and automatic backups
  • WP-CLI Integration
  • Backup the entire site or differential from the last backup point

You can use My WP Backup plugin to restore the site as well. This will be handy when you are migrating the host or want to recover your site at an earlier point.

BackUpWordPress

Take your entire file and database backup with BackUpWordPress plugin. You can either take it on demand or schedule it.

A plugin is lightweight and gives you an option to exclude certain folders from the backup. It doesn't take a lot of resources so you can use it on a shared hosting environment too.

BackWPup

You can get it started in FREE with BackWPUp.

You can take a backup to your site to an external storage as FTP, S3 or Dropbox. The backup created by the plugin is saved in a .zip format which can then be used to restore the installation.

BackWPUp support multisite as well.

VaultPress

VaultPress by Automattic is real-time security and backup service. VaultPress is powered by Jetpack o provide an effective backup solution.

Automatic or manual, you choose. You can schedule to take a backup on a daily basis. There is no limit on the storage size. VaultPress can be handy to migrate your site with a one-click restore.

Since its part of Jetpack, you also enjoy the following features.

  • Spam protection
  • Uptime monitoring
  • Brute-force protection