Why backing up WordPress to Dropbox?
WordPress is an online website creation tool to enhance the typography of everyday writing which has gradually become the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world. In order to protect the site from data loss or any other accident, it’s necessary for users to back up WordPress regularly. But it would turn out to be a tedious work to back up a website. The more a website changes, more often the backup is needed. On the other hand, where to keep those backups?
Many people must be familiar with Dropbox. It is a well-known cloud service that allows you to edit documents, add photos or videos then share with others. And you’re able to access your data from phones, computers and tablets, which can be a great backup solution. Anyway, MultCloud will make it easy to backup WordPress to Dropbox.
How to backup WordPress to Dropbox with MultCloud?
MultCloud is a free application designed for unifying all cloud services in one place. Since it’s a web tool, you don’t have to install additional software anymore. As long as there’s network, managing data from browser is possible.
Supported cloud drives: Dropbox, Evernote, Flickr, Google Drive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon S3, WebDav, Box, SugarSync, OneDrive, CloudMe, Cubby, MyDrive, WEB.DE, Yandex, Hidrive, BaiDu, MediaFire, ownCloud, Alfresco, ADrive, Hubic, MySQL, MEGA and FTP/SFTP.
As FTP is usually used to upload/transfer files to WordPress, in other words, Wordpress backup to Dropbox equals to FTP with Dropbox integration to some degrees. Above all, you need to get a MultCloud account. Register or experience without signing up.
Add FTP as well as Dropbox. The page will skip to the official site automatically asking for mandate if the cloud drive supports OAuth authorization. In this case, neither user name nor password is required. Dropbox does while FTP not.
When connection is finished. You can backup WordPress site to Dropbox handily using copy options in contextmenu. Learn more: Move FTP to Dropbox.
To realize WordPress to Dropbox backup regularly, please go to “Transfer” tab then set scheduled FTP transfer task.
Plus, MultCloud not only enables you to transfer files from one cloud to another, but also lets you sync data among multiple accounts of the same provider(eg. Transfer files between two FTP servers.). What’s more important, about data safety:
- Website connect and data transfer using 256-bit AES encryption for SSL.
- Does not save or cache your data on our servers.
- Access cloud drives with OAuth authorization and does not save your password.