Backup

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How-Tos


This article is a portal to various strategies and tools for backup of data on your DreamHost sites.

Automatic Backups

Dreamhost automatically backs up files in your domain. See Domain Restore for details.

Manual Backup Techniques

Offsite Backup Techniques

Personal Backups

see Personal Backup, a service provided by DreamHost for backing up your personal computer files to your DreamHost account.

What is not backed up

(It would be good to describe what data is not backed up. See discussion page.)

WordPress Backup

There are many popular plugins to use for backing up WordPress. You can store your backups on DreamHost, Amazon S3, DropBox or even DreamObjects. Whenever possible, it's wise to limit the number of backups to a reasonable amount, as infinite backups can cause performance issues on your site.

Suggested Plugins: