Backing up :WordPress Sites

December 31, 2008
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If you have a WordPress site that you have put in a fair amount of work- here is a great way to back it up in 5 minutes.
 

Go to Manage- Export

Export the Xml file which has all posts, tags,categories,comments of your site.
Go to www.wordpress.com
Create a new blog www.yoursite.wordpress.com

Import the XML file created […]

If you have a WordPress site that you have put in a fair amount of work- here is a great way to back it up in 5 minutes.

 

  1. Go to Manage- Exportimage
  2. Export the Xml file which has all posts, tags,categories,comments of your site.
  3. Go to www.wordpress.com
  4. Create a new blog www.yoursite.wordpress.com
  5. Import the XML file created in Step 2image
  6. Ole ! Your Backup site is ready – for free – and in five minutes image.
  7. Caveat – www.wordpress.com offers better themes and the latest WordPress version so the backup might end up looking better than the real site
  8. Copy some widgets manually – like Feedblitz readership etc