Most bloggers are not tech know-how when they first begin out. If you utilized our WordPress guide & choose the suggested WordPress plug-in then you already have a plug-in that is called WordPress Database Backup which does this work for you automatically.
However it is always fine to know how you can make a Database Backup manually if you ever required. Thus we will demonstrate you how you can make a WordPress Database Backup through MySQL & through cPanel manually without relying on the plug-in.
Create a Database Backup via MySQL
Follow these steps:
- Login to phpMyAdmin & choose your WordPress Database.
- Once you have chosen the Database, click the tab called “Export”.
- Select a way of compression method (preferred gzip), & click the Execute button.
- You will watch a message in your browser that will ask you to Download this file, click yes & you will have a backup to your Database now.
It is attractive easy & simple. Now the 2nd way is via cPanel. Note you must have a cPanel Web Host in order to do it with this way.
Cpanel Backup Way
First of all you need to login to your cPanel & then click “Backups”. Scroll down to where it says Download a MySQL Database Backup. Click on the database that you desire to backup & download the backup.
These ways above are just something that you should be acquainted with how to do. However the plug-in WordPress Database Backup makes this task much simple and easier. We sturdily suggest you have this installed, so you can have usual backups.