Worried about updating to the latest version of WordPress because it may break your site? You’re not wrong. The WordPress update backup process I show you in this video is a life-saver. Some of the comments below my recent WordPress 5.5 release video (here: https://youtu.be/O-oiCJ77bEc ) illustrate the problem.
Any time a WordPress update for WordPress core, themes or plugins is available you need to make a backup of your site first.
And when you’re working with client sites, having something go wrong when you don’t have a backup is a hair-raising, adrenaline pumping experience.
In addition to backing up and restoring your site, I also show you how to create a staging site that you can test updates on.
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01:13 How To Backup WordPress Before Making Updates
08:22 How To Restore Your WordPress Site If Something Goes Wrong With The Updates
10:01 How To Schedule WordPress Backups
11:36 How To Create A Staging Site
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