Forget about backing up your blog, automate it.

When’s the last time you backed up your blog? A few weeks ago? Months? Never!?

I wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve never backed up your blog as it’s not something people often think about doing. However, it’s very important, and it can be automated so that you don’t have to think about it.

Here are just a few of the many tools that keep things backed up without having you lift a finger.




This is a must have plugin for me and I’m surprised it’s not integrated into WordPress yet.

WP-DB-Backup automatically schedule backups of your WordPress database and then emails them to you. I set all blogs I manage to email backups to me once a week. That way, if anything ever happened, I’d still have a copy of all the content, comments and anything saved in the database.