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.

Install & Activate UpDraft plugin

Step 2. Open plugin settings

After installing and activating the plugin, go to Settings > UpDraftPlus Backups

UpDraft plugin settings page

Step 2. Under Settings schedule backups

Click on the Settings tab, set remote storage and what to backup (only uploads, plugins, database, etc..).

Set backups in updraft

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