5 Awesome WordPress Backup Plugins

WordPress backup plugins and services enable WP blog administrators to safely backup their site’s database and files to prevent losing their WP website to server errors, hackers, or accidents. Backup plugins for WordPress range from simple database backups to comprehensive professional WP backup solutions that create and store daily copies of your website safely on encrypted servers. Below we’ve compiled a list of some of the best free and premium WordPress backup plugins that are currently available.

Free WordPress Backup to Dropbox Plugin

Keep your valuable WordPress website, its media and database backed up to Dropbox in minutes with this sleek, easy to use plugin.



WP-DB-Backup allows you easily to backup your core WordPress database tables. You may also backup other tables in the same database.



Automatically back up your website files and database and then upload them to any cloud services of your choice. You can even get it to send the files to you via emails.



Back up your entire WordPress installation. Widgets, themes, plugins, files and SQL database – the entire package! Just like your laptop or desktop computer, you should be doing regular backups of your website. With BackupBuddy you can schedule backups and have them sent off-site to Dropbox, Amazon S3, Rackspace Cloud, an FTP server, or your email. Or download them right to your desktop.


Vault Press

VaultPress is a subscription-based protection, security and backup service for WordPress blogs and sites. Built on the same Automattic grid that serves over 20 million WordPress.com blogs and 300 million monthly visitors, VaultPress secures your site.



  1. Charlie Seralsays:

    I would also consider adding CodeGuard to the list. Daily monitoring of your site and free if your site is under 2GB.


    CodeGuard Summer Associate

  2. Mark Heinrichssays:

    I would like to Introduce my company WPPilot to the list.
    Best RegardsMark Heinrichs

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