Backup WordPress blog database in Google Drive Automatically

Backup Wordpress blog to Google drive
Backup WordPress database using "Google Drive for WordPress" plugin. Just configure your site and automatically sync you database for free.

A Famous proverb truly said “Prevention is better than Cure“. Same things apply to WordPress Blog site. If you create a backup for your WordPress today than, it might be helpful for in tomorrow. So never forget to make a good backup of your files.

Creating a backup daily, waiting for it to download completely in your PC, and if anything is wrong with your WordPress Blog again uploading it to server is truly bad option. Instead if there is something called plugin that automatically create backup for you daily. In addition to that you don’t have to bother about downloading and uploading. That’s really perfect.

When you search for Keyword “Backup WordPress” in “Add Plugin” search. You will find lots of backup wizard plugin which will back up all your WordPress content. It includes Database, Theme files, Comments, Plugin data and entire WordPress in “ZIP” file. Each plugin backup and store in either host were your WordPress is hosted or in any other online storage place.

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Online storage like Dropbox(Free upto 2 GB), Amazon s3 cloud(Paid storage), even Google Drive(Free upto 5GB). even you can get mail of your backup as attachment.

Google Drive offers 5GB free of Storage so adding backup to it is good option for now. So to configure with Google Drive add WordPress plugin name as Google Drive for WordPress.

Google Drive for WordPress

This plugin used to Make backups of your WordPress files and Mysql DB with Google Drive. Google Drive for WordPress is a plugin that provides backup capabilities for WordPress. Backups are ‘zip’ archives created locally and uploaded to a folder of your choosing on Google Drive. Developed by Securenext Software and Malarvizhi Krishnan.

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Note and Conclusion:

A minimum of WordPress 3.1+ version is required. Data backup is automatic and quick.

If you have any query, feel free to comment.

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1 Response

  1. Michael Bely says:

    Thanks for the post. However I see that Google drive for WordPress plugin is no longer updated.

    So I’ve decided to try another free backup option – UpdraftPlus plugin.

    The trickiest thing (especially for newbies) is to set up Google Drive to work with any plugin. So I’ve created a free video (as well as detailed text & screenshots) tutorial which are super easy to follow to make UpdraftPlus plugin work with GoogleDrive.

    Hope people will find it helpful

    Video tutorial: Text&screenshot tutorial:

    Please enjoy!

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