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WordPress Backup Basics

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Welcome to this 14th and final lesson in our Build a professional website using WordPress and Thesis 2.3. In this lesson we are going to talk about all the administrative things that are necessary in order to be a responsible website owner. There are a handful of things that you want to do but it's

Lesson 14 – Part 3 – How to Backup your Site Manually

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The next thing we’re going to talk about is how to manually backup your site. I advocate a belt and suspenders approach to backing up your site and that means that you have multiple, independent, redundant backups. So you’re backing up everything more than one time in a variety of different ways. Now if your

Lesson 14 – Part 2 – How to Find your Site’s Files and Database

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In past classes I have not talked about finding your database and files but I feel like it needs to be emphasized. I’ve observed a number of times when people couldn’t figure out the locations. So if I need to backup my database, where is my database? Or if I need to backup my files,

Lesson 14 – Part 1 – WordPress Backup Basics

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Well good morning everybody and welcome to Lesson 14 of the Build A Responsive Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis 2. Today we’re going to be talking about administrative tasks that you need to be able to manage in order to successfully operate your site including backing your site up and upgrading your site and

Lesson 14 – WordPress Administrative Tasks

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In lesson 14 of our Build a Responsive Professional Website using Thesis Theme 2, we cover all things related to backing up your site and the upgrade process. We begin with a discussion of backup basics so you understand where information is stored and what and when you should backup your WordPress site. We show

Backup, Restore, Clone and Migrate with BackupBuddy – Part 1 – WordPress Backup Basics

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Well good morning everybody and welcome to this live seminar on how to use BackupBuddy to clone, backup, restore and migrate your site. What I’m going to teach today can be used for a number of things. The very first thing it can be used for, of course, is to backup your site and restore

Lesson 14 – Part 3 – How to Backup Your Site Automatically

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How to backup your site automatically? The first thing I would like to say is that really, the best tool for this job is BackupBuddy. There are lots of pretenders to BackupBuddy and there are lots of things that try to say they're as good as BackupBuddy but they're cheaper. I know from personal first-hand

Lesson 14 – Part 2 – How to Backup Your Site Manually

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The next thing we're going to talk about is how to manually backup your site. I essentially have 3 levels of manual backup. Level 1 is to manually backup all of your database and all of your files. Level 2 is to manually backup just your customization files and uploads. Level 3 is to backup

Lesson 14 – Part 1 – WordPress Backup Basics

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Good evening everybody and welcome to Lesson 14 of How to Build a Professional Website Using the Genesis theme and WordPress. This is our final lesson in the series and tonight we are going to be talking about all of the administrative tasks that are necessary in order for you to manage and maintain your

Lesson 14 – Part 3 – WordPress Backup Basics

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We're going to start talking about backing up WordPress. The first thing to talk about is where WordPress backs up information because people are often confused about this. The confusion usually exists in case of files where somebody says, "Where is this page stored in my file structure?" Where WordPress Backs Up Information In fact,

Lesson 14 – Administrative Tasks

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In Lesson 14 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Thesis theme and WordPress we finish covering integrating your site with Google and then move on to important administrative tasks to keep your Thesis theme website healthy and running smoothly. We go through WordPress backup basics such as when and what to backup

BlueHost’s New Backup System

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BlueHost has recently changed their backup system. They no longer offer the same flexible backup system. This member wants to know how to use the new backup system and how to manually back up his website. I discuss the new system and then I demonstrate how to manually backup a website simply using the file

Community Library Website – Part 10b – Backup the Database Using phpMyAdmin

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This is the tenth in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). We are preparing to import existing data into the database so it is crucial to have a system in place for restoring the database to a pre-import condition. In this lesson we make some

Community Library Website Case Study – Part 10a – Restore the Database Using BackupBuddy

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This is the tenth in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). One of the large tasks is importing existing data into the WordPress database. A crucial part of testing that import is restoring the database when the import doesn’t work properly. In this video tutorial

Lesson 1 – Part 4 – Create a Local Copy of Thesis

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Welcome back to Part 4 of Lesson 1 of the Customize Thesis Like a Pro tutorial series. In this part of the lesson, we are going to create a local copy of our Thesis theme customization files. Connect with FileZilla and Download Files If you haven’t already done so, go ahead and connect to your

How do you Transfer a Website to a Client?

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Transferring a completed site to the client requires just one tool: BackupBuddy. This tool allows you to make a full copy of the site, download it to your computer and then upload it to the client’s site.  When you run the import part of the software on the client’s site it unpacks the files, writes