Backup your website is a good way to secure it from potential data loss. If your website is gradually becoming popular and updated frequently then you should take a look at the backup solution provided by different services such as Dropbox. In this article we come with the Wordpress site backup using the plugins in Dropbox. If you have a website that doesn’t update frequently then you may skip it. There are certain rules that you can apply to backup your site such as maintain a schedule according to your blog update and blogging frequency, you should backup the database before installing new theme or plugin (because it may change the settings that you are currently saved), you should also keep the manual backup because it may cause some issues in automatic backup updates by the installed plugin. In this article we will discuss the certain plugins that are available to download for free and they perform well to backup solution of WordPress website in Dropbox. So, get started!

What is DropBox?

Dropbox is a free file hosting service that allows the users to share their stuff online and sync it up in all the devices such as tablet, smart phone and mobile devices. It is secure and free way to get started. You can upload the different media types to Dropbox such as photos, videos and your personal documents. And you can edit and save changes after upload.
Dropbox offers the Free and business plans with different storage options. If you sign up with free account then you will get 2GB of free space and the business account lets you grab the 1TB of storage with unlimited bandwidth and other supported services.
DropBox

For backup of your WordPress website easily to dropbox the developers developed certain plugins that will work automatically to safe your site. Now we get started with the list and detail of each plugin that can be used easily and securely. 


WordPress Backup to Dropbox 

WordPress Backup to Dropbox

WPB2D is a simple, fast and secure way to backup your valuable content. This plugin lets you to backup your media and databases within a minute. You don’t need to worry about it because it will work automatically according to your instructions. It offers lots of options such as schedule; specify the place where to backup in dropbox and your account details will not be in access to this plugin because it uses the OAUTH retaher then storing your account information.

Minimum Requirements

  1. PHP 5.2.16 or higher with cURL support
  2. Dropbox account

BackWPup Free - WordPress Backup Plugin   

BackWPup Free - WordPress Backup Plugin

This is the free version that lets you to store your complete WP installation and the specific content as you wish or you want to necessary backed up. It allows you to backup your content in external storage services providers such as Dropbox, S3, FTP and many more. You can see the whole list at the plugin page on Wordpress. It is free version and performs well as compared to other free solutions but to get more from it you can also take a look at the pro version.

Requirements

  • WordPress 3.4 and PHP 5.2.7 required!
  • To use the Plugin with full functionality PHP 5.3.3 with mysqli, FTP,gz, bz2, ZipArchive and curl is needed.

ManageWP Worker

ManageWP Worker

This plugin is not the backup solution but it’s much more. It allows the WP users to manage all of the WordPres sites from the single dashboard. There are lots of features and settings that you can access by using the ManageWP worker. It is the complete management of your WordPress websites where you can backup, restore, clone or migrate to another domain and much more. The main features are mange multiple sites from single dashboard with secure and fast, backup schedule sites in (Amazon s3, Dropbox, Google Drive, FTP/SFTP supported ) and uptime monitoring.

UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration

UpdraftPlus Backup and Restoration

If you are looking for backup and restore of your WP site then this is the best plugin to get started. Updraftplus lets you to complete to backup your site manually or keep schedule according to your blog update frequency. It is supported los of storage services such as S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace, FTP, SFTP, email and many others. It offers the features of quick restore, safe and fast, different schedules for files and datebase backups as you want and it allows the direct download of your backup file from the dashboard in archive format. It is trusted by millions of WP users and I think it’s the best service with top rank in Plugin.

wp Time Machine

wp Time Machine

WP time machine allows you to Create an archive of all your WordPress Data & Files easily and quickly.   The archive files can be store on Dropbox, Amazon's S3, or your FTP host.It is simple and free way to backup your entire WP content, files and databases.

BackupBuddy

BackupBuddy wp plugin

Backupbuddy is a premium plugin comes with different plans and storage range. Here by using the backupbuddy you can backup databases or full backups, offsite storage with the support of Amazon S3, Dropbox, Rackspace Cloud, FTP or email, Exclude Files & Tables, Backup Profiles and much more. It is simple, reliable and secure way that every WP user can access

Snapshot

Snapshot

Snapshot is a premium plugin by WPMUDEV. It lets you to imply take backup snapshots of anything you want (settings, content, files & more) and restore at will – integrates with Dropbox & S3 too.

Out-of-the-Box | Dropbox plugin for WordPress

Out-of-the-Box | Dropbox plugin for WordPress

If you want to integrate the dropbox directly to your blog or website then this plugin will help you with simple steps. Out-of-the-Box lets you to direct access to view, download, delete, and edit files & folders from your dashboard. The general features are edit and sort files according to name size or modified date, It comes with Secure OAuth 2 authentication which mean your account login information will not be in access to anyone instead of you and autoupdater.

BOXIT - The Dropbox file upload for Wordpress

BOXIT - The Dropbox file upload for Wordpress

 Boxit lets you to control the look, file type, file size and much more. It is simple to use and easy to install. The interface is highly user friendly with drag and drop file access and there are lots of features such as Customisable email templates, 3-step setup using Dropbox API / App method and more.

Other WordPress backup services

  1. WordPress Backup & Clone Master
  2. WordPress Smart Backup
  3. Ether Backup WordPress Plugin
  4. Backup My WP to Dropbox
  5. Infinitewp.com
  6. mover.io
  7. WP Dropbox Dropins
  8. vaultpress.com
  9. Duplicator
  10. WP-DB-Backup
 
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