Today I’m following on from last week’s screencast which showed you the easiest way to backup your WordPress site. We’re going to look at how to restore your site from such a backup should something nasty happen.
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Highlights from the video:
[0:38] A word of warning
[1:43] Downloading your backed up files from Dropbox
[2:39] The two parts to a thorough WordPress backup
[2:51] Restoring the database, using phpMyAdmin
[5:55] Where to find your .SQL file
[7:52] Restoring your WordPress files, via FTP
[10:04] Checking the site to ensure its back up and running properly
Coming next week: I’ll be showing you how to update your WordPress plugins with minimal hair loss. Sign up for email updates in the sidebar or follow us on Twitter to make sure you catch the newness.