Top 5 Free WordPress Back-up Plugins

Top 5 Free WordPress Back-up Plugins
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WordPress has now become one of the easiest content management systems available in the market. It’s like get, set and go! This is why people need websites and blogs do prefer this CMS over others. Choosing WordPress for a website or blog is what smart people do to rapidly launch themselves in the market but what would you do if your website is hacked or attacked. Will you let it go and begin everything from the beginning? Well, you would have no choice but to do this if you have no back-up plan. But if you have the best back-up, you can come back with your website just in a couple of hours.

A back-up plan for WordPress website is based on the back-up plugins. Yes, there are several back-up plugins available in the market helping you easily take the back-up of your WordPress website. Here is the list of top 5 back-up plugins for WordPress websites.

UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration 

The UpdraftPlus has been installed more than a half million times and has received a positive rating of 4.9 out of five. With this plugin, you can back-up your files to cloud with the use of Amazon S3. Also, it supports Google Drive, Dropbox, Rackspace Cloud, and DreamObjects. Apart these, you can choose a server at your preference and back-up filed using FTP transfer.

This plugin is also available in its premium version which provides a gigabyte of backup storage on the updraft vault along with additional back-up options like Microsoft OneDrive, SCP, WebDAV and, OpenStach Swift, Secure FTP, and the capability of cloning databases. 


There is not much information available about WP-DP-Backup but this plugin has so far been downloaded by more than half a million times and has received a rating of 4.6 out of five. It’s the best free plugin available for the back of databases. Of course, you will need another plugin if you want to back-up your files. The WB-DP-Backup, as its name itself suggests, is just for taking the backup of the database of a WordPress site. 


If you need something that can copy your website the way it’s currently online, then Duplicator is the best, free plugin available for this purpose. With a rating of 4.9 out of five, the plugin has so far been installed more than half a million times.

The plugin is useful when you are migrating, copying and cloning your whole website, from one server to another. But make sure, you have above average technical knowledge of WordPress as required for the plugin. And also, the project is in the beta so use it cautiously.


The BackUpWordPress is another excellent plugin to freely backup a website. So far, it has been installed more than 2000,000 times and has received a rating of 4.7 out of 5 starts. It can back-up the whole site along with including all files and database. It can work on low memory without any requirement of complicated setup. You can use zip and mysqldump for faster backup. The free version lets you store your back anywhere other than hard drive and email. To store the back-up on the hard drive or email, you will have to purchase an extension.


In last we have the blogVault, an excellent solution, which you may be looking for the automatic, daily back-up of your WordPress site. With a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and installation of 9,000, blogVault offer takes back-up website directly on the DropBox. Also, there is sufficient documentation available to help you set up the plugin minimum requirement of time.

Author Bio: James Stewart provides iOS app development services  in USA.


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