When was the last time you backed up your website?
Trust me – as I learned yesterday – stuff happens!
It took a chunk of time to troubleshoot, resulting in a site outtage here. But I knew that, worst case scenario, I had the option of reinstalling the blog from a recent backup. And, as it turned out, I ended up using that option.
So, learn from my (almost) mistake and take a few minutes today to back up your website. Better yet, set up regularly scheduled backups while you’re at it!
If you use WordPress, check out the WordPress Database Backup plugin (it’s what I use).
What backup solutions do you recommend?
This post at speckboy.com crossed my radar today. It was too good to keep to myself and didn’t want to wait until I have time to put together my own WordPress resource list together to share it, so it gets its own blog post: