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Amazon S3 is a super low-cost way to store your site’s backup files off your hosting. And that’s an important security measure. Plus, it integrates with many backup plugins including my favorite, BackupBuddy. This video takes you step-by-step through acquiring an AS3 account from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Plus, you’ll see how to create a bucket, which is like a file folder. And, you’ll see how to get your secret keys that all backup plugins need to connect with it.
Have you every trashed a page or post on your site and then wanted it back? Or, has a plugin suddenly goofed up your database? It’s not easy, if at all possible, to restore such things from most backups. Well, unless you have Server Rewind. It’s exclusively available on A2 Hosting. And it’s free. Yep, free. Let me tell you why I love this feature and how I use it for my sites and those of my clients.
It’s good to do a manual backup on your site before you upgrade. But, those files are usually stored locally on your hosting space. If you use BackupBuddy and do a complete backup, you’re also backing up your backup files. Those could really start piling up and slowing everything down.
Plus, you’re paying for hosting space, so you don’t want to waste it on too many backup files. And, if you ever need to migrate your site, you’ll want to cut down on them before that too.
In this quick video, I’ll show you how to delete locally stored files of your backup that you created with BackupBuddy. You’ll see easy ways to get rid of the problem and keep it from happening again so your site runs fast and smooth.
Over the weekend the WPCandy site was hacked. Not only did the site go down, their search results were quickly taken down by Google. They are well on their way to recovery. And there is an important lesson for all of us here about site protection and site recovery. Here’s what happened and what you can do to protect your site now.
Protecting your investment is a top priority for every business site owner. Backing up the files regularly and storing them offsite is must-do task that just got a whole lot easier and less expensive. Discover my top three picks for a solid backup solution. No matter your budget or file size, at least one of these solutions will be a perfect fit for you and your site.
As a site owner, one of the best ways to protect your investment is to install a good backup solution that is automated and allows you to set the interval. It’s important to match the frequency of the backups to how often you make changes to your site. But, you also have to consider how much space those backups take because you don’t want to overpay for storage. Here are a few tips to help you optimize your backup settings.
What would happen to your business if your entire site were suddenly lost? I don’t mean temporarily unavailable, I mean gone. Scary, right? It happens more than you can imagine. Sites get hacked, host servers crash, updates disrupt functionality, and site owners poke around where they shouldn’t and break things. Get this free report on How to Backup Your WordPress Site and make sure you are protected from site loss.