BackupBuddy: Creating a Backup

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#To get started creating your first backup, expand the BackupBuddy menu from the WordPress Dashboard. Navigate to '''BackupBuddy > Backup'''.
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=====1. To get started creating your first backup, expand the BackupBuddy menu from the WordPress Dashboard. Navigate to '''BackupBuddy > Backup'''.=====
#Click a backup type (or [[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Backup_Profiles|Profile]]) to start a backup.
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#Select to send a backup to a remote destination after the manual backup completes. After selecting this option select a profile above to start a backup.
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===== 2. Select the type of backup to be performed by clicking a backup type ([[BackupBuddy:_Database_Only_Backups|Database Only]] or [[BackupBuddy:_Complete_Backups|Complete (Full) Backup]]) or a custom [[BackupBuddy_Settings:_Backup_Profiles|Backup Profile]].=====
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=====3. BackupBuddy will then display the Status Log of the backup.=====
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'''Note:''' You may leave this page and the backup will continue, though possibly with delays between steps.
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=====4. Once the backup has completed, a green check mark will appear.=====
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=====5. From here, you can select ''Send backup destination'', ''Download backup'' or ''back to Backups''.=====
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For more information on managing BackupBuddy remote destinations, visit the [[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Introduction|Remote Destinations]] section.
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= See also=
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Backup_Introduction|Introduction]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Database_Only_Backups|Database Only Backups]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Complete_Backups|Complete Backup Backups]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Creating_a_Backup|Creating a Manual Backup]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Local_Archive_Files|Local Archive Files]]
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*[[BackupBuddy:_Recent_Backup_Status|Recent Backup Status]]
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**[[BackupBuddy:_Recent_Backup_Status#Backup_Process_Technical_Details|Backup Process Technical Details]]
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Latest revision as of 14:24, August 22, 2013


1. To get started creating your first backup, expand the BackupBuddy menu from the WordPress Dashboard. Navigate to BackupBuddy > Backup.


Backup-page.png




2. Select the type of backup to be performed by clicking a backup type (Database Only or Complete (Full) Backup) or a custom Backup Profile.


Chooseabackupprofile.png




3. BackupBuddy will then display the Status Log of the backup.


Status-log.png


Note: You may leave this page and the backup will continue, though possibly with delays between steps.




4. Once the backup has completed, a green check mark will appear.


Backup-log-complete.png




5. From here, you can select Send backup destination, Download backup or back to Backups.

For more information on managing BackupBuddy remote destinations, visit the Remote Destinations section.

See also


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