Never EVER leave any backups inside your domain document root - Never, EVER leave any backups inside your domain document root! 🚩

Never, EVER leave any backups inside your domain document root! 🚩

I recently did a series of articles regarding Types of WordPress Malware Attacks and What They Do and this is just one example of a poor security practice that most people engage in. For example, this Montenegrin website that can be found by Google Dorking has a backup of the wp-config.php file named c2onfig.txt If … Read more

softaculous backup - How to Backup a WordPress site using Softaculous

How to Backup a WordPress site using Softaculous

If you’ve installed your WordPress installation via Softaculous or Installatron, you can set backups directly in the WordPress management screen. Step 1. Simply login to your cPanel and scroll down to web applications section. Step 2. Choose the installation that you want to set backups for and click on the backup button, as shown in the screenshot … Read more

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Exclude WordPress cache & backup folders from Softaculous backup

If you are using Softaculous backups you may notice that Softaculous backups also the cache folders (wp-content/cache and wp-content/litespeed) and backups created by WordPress backup plugins (wp-content/updraft & wp-content/ai1wm-backup). This significantly increases the size of Softaculous backup files. To exclude these folders from Softaculous backups SSH into your server and navigate to the following path: Copy … Read more

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Top 5 WordPress Backup plugins

Website backups are critical for WordPress users who want to build a website on their own.Backing up the site on a regular basis can help us not only save the prior data, but also restore it quickly in the event of technical issues, website attacks, and other problems. “Whew! Glad I didn’t waste my time … Read more

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How to Set Automatic WordPress Backups using Updraft Plugin

Here is how to backup WordPress using the Updraft WordPress backup plugin. Step 1. Install and Activate Updraft Go to Plugins > Add New and in the search bar in top right, type “updraft”. From the search results click on the Install Now button and then activate it. Step 2. Open plugin settings After installing … Read more

manual backup - How to Manually Backup WordPress

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: Download all files from Filemanager or FTP Export the database from PHPMyAdmin How to Manually … Read more

How to Backup a WordPress site using Installatron - How to Backup a WordPress site using Installatron

How to Backup a WordPress site using Installatron

If you’ve installed your WordPress installation via Softaculous or Installatron, you can set backups directly in the installations screen. Step 1. Simply login to your cPanel and scroll down to web applications section. From this section click on any installation and you ill be taken to the Installatron section where you can see all your installations. Step … Read more

How to extract WordPress All In One Migration backup from WPRESS file - How to extract WordPress All In One Migration backup from .WPRESS file

How to extract WordPress All In One Migration backup from .WPRESS file

Here are 3 ways to extract WordPress All In One Migration backups from a .WPRESS file:

1. Using the WPAllinOne Migration plugin

The free version of the WPAllinOne Migration plugin limits the restore to 512MB so if the file is less than that you can restore it from the plugin:

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2. Using traktor.servmask.com

If the file size is bigger than 512MB then you can use this online tool to download separately files and database:

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3. Using Wpress-Extractor Windows/Mac

Video tutorial on how to extract WordPress All In One Migration backup from a .WPRESS file

Download the tool and follow these steps:

  1. Downlaod the .exe file in the same folder as the .wpress backup
  2. Open terminal inside that folder
  3. type in wpress-extractor FILE-NAME-HERE.wpress for example: wpress-extractor file234.wpress

Wait for the extraction to finish:

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