Worried about your files and database? Well it is easy! You can backup whenever you want through Backup to Dropbox, and it is up to you how often you choose to too.

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WordPress Backup to Dropbox is a plugin for WordPress that uploads a backup of your whole website automatically, including all files and its database to Dropbox. It is designed to give you the peace of mind so that you do not have to worry about your backups, because your website continues to backup on a regular basis. You can choose the backup to be performed at anytime, anywhere. All you have to do is, sit back and wait for it to be dropped in your Dropbox.

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With over ninety thousand installs a year, this user friendly plugin has given a simple interface that lets you setup your backup cycle in minutes giving you peace of mind by backing up your valuable blog posts, files and template on a regular basis. Also, this easy to use plugin, keeps your important website files and its database backed to Dropbox within minutes. All you require is a Dropbox account and PHP 5.2.16 or higher, and you are ready to go. In order to use the plugin you will need a Dropbox account, Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, documents, and videos anywhere and share them easily.

Backup to Dropbox plugin is said to be ‘working beautifully’ by many of its users. Unfortunately, during the backup process the plugin may experience problems that will be raised as a warning depending on its severity. The plugin attempts to recover from an error that may occur during the process where it disappears without any known reason. In this case the backup will be restarted from where it left off. Unluckily, at this time, it cannot recover from other errors. However a message should be displayed letting you know of the failure reason.

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Now, if you want to setup, the process is very easy.After installation,

• When you first access the plugin’s options page, authorize the plugin with Dropbox by clicking on that option.

• A new window will open and Dropbox will ask you to grant the plugin access.

• Finally, click continue to setting up your backup.

For your important database, Backup to Dropbox is the plugin for you to keep your files safe and mind at ease.

Are you using this backup plugin? Do share your views in the comment section, we’ll be glad to hear from you.


I am Jason Swagger, also knows as Krikeshav in the online world. I always had a keen interest in Technology and therefore, after completing Engineering in computer science and I started writing blogs. I believe that sharing knowledge would remove darkness from the world.

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