How to Manually Backup WordPress

A lot of WordPress backup plugins have limitations and are just pushing you to purchase the pro version. That is why I always recommend cperforming a manual backup of WordPress websites, whenever you can.

How to do manually backup WordPress:

How to Manually Backup WordPress Files using cPanel File Manager

Open File Manager and create an archive of all the files in the root directory.

Manually Backup WordPress Files using cPanel File Manager

You can also create a backup by FTP via a software such as FileZilla.

How to Manually Backup WordPress Database using cPanel PHPMyAdmin

Step 1. Login to PHPMyAdmin

PHPMyAdmin in cPanel

Step 2. Select the database

Select a database in PHPMyAdmin

Step 3. Export tables

Export database in PHPMyAdmin

Step 4. Finish Export

Export screen in PHPMyAdmin

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