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:

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.

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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