What is the best plugin to backup WordPress?

Saumyakanta S July 15, 2013

I need a plugin that can backup the entire WordPress installation ( files ,databases , plugins with configurations intact ,and other settings of WordPress itself ) .
Also it should support storing of the backup in desired locations including cloud storage like Dropbox , G-Drive , Skydrive etc.
I have found few plugins, but they need CURL to work and I don’t know whether my provider supports CURL , and can anyone suggest me how to find out if CURL is supported ?

  1. Fazeel
    August 20, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    Yup, there are great number of backup plugins but for advance and diverse features like auto storing backup Rackspace Cloud, Google Drive, FTP, SFTP, Dreamobjects etc.. we have few options of plugins, here you can find such http://www.technologybell.com/best-wordpress-backup-plugins-free/

  2. Susendeep D
    July 15, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    You can come to know it by knowing the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

    I think that you can have full power in WordPress.org in which it offers customization in PHP code.So,if your provider is WordPress.org,then you can use the plugins you are thinking of.

    Makeuseof has listed some of the best WordPress plugins.

    It suggests WordPress Backup to Dropbox

    Also,see BackWPup - WordPress Backup Plugin

  3. Hovsep A
    July 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    they should tell you if CURL is supported in their description or manual...call your provider to enable CURL

    UpdraftPlus Backup

    •Store backup to FTP server (needs ftp)
    •Store backup to Dropbox (needs curl)

    SMEStorage Multi-Cloud WordPress Backup



    will package both the wp-content and database in a sql file.

    • Saumyakanta S
      July 16, 2013 at 9:51 am

      Thank you for your answer.

    • Saumyakanta S
      July 16, 2013 at 9:52 am

      Thank you for your answer.