How to take wordpress MySQL Database Backup.

Before updateing wordpress or creating major changes in wordpress theme its counseled to require wordpress backup, There are two ways which to require wordpress dB backup.

1 Backup wordpress Database using Plugin

2 Manual wordpress Database backup

Backup wordpress Database using Plugins

Free wordpress Database Backup Plugins

There are so many free plugins available to take wordpress Database backup, here we listed top 5 (based on number of Downloads/Rating) plugins for wordpress DB backup.


UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin




Manual wordpress Database backup – PhpMyAdmin

This method we download the Database using PhpMyAdmin, most of the wordpress hosting have PhpMyAdmin pre installed., else you need to Download and install this on your server.

Steps to take MySql Database Backup.

  • Login to PhpMyAdmin window., Left side It will show the list of Database, Click the Database you Need to Download.
  • It will show all tables list, Click the ‘Export’ link in the Top.
  • It goto to download page, Just click ‘go’ button to download full Database

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