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Data Backup


  • Navigate to: WP Data Access > Data Explorer > Data Backup
  • Select the tables you want to backup
  • Define a unique backup id
  • Select your backup location (backup to local or dropbox folder)
  • Define a backup interval or select Run once
  • Define the number of backup files you want to keep


  • Navigate to the Data Explorer
  • Click on button Import data/Execute script(s) at the top of the screen
  • Choose the backup file you want to recover from your local or Dropbox folder
  • Click on button Import file/Execute script(s)


  • You need to define and activate at least one storage device in Data Backup Settings to use the Data Backup tool
  • Data backup files can be written to a local folder or a Dropbox folder
  • To write backup files to your Dropbox you must first grant access to the WP Data Access Dropbox app (which does not yet have production status)
  • Exported SQL files can be imported into a WordPress database with a different table prefix. The WordPress table prefix is replaced during export by variable {wp_prefix}, which is replaced by the WordPress table prefix on import. If you want to use another tool for import, disable checkbox “Export with variable WP prefix” in Back-End Settings on the Manage Plugin page. With “Export with variable WP prefix” disabled full table names will be written to the export file.
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3 Replies to “Data Backup”

  1. Thanks so much for this project! Its amazing. Can we have one of your awesome video tutorials on how to create a scheduled export?
    In my case I cannot save the data to Dropbox or to a Folder because my “loggin information is not found
    ” I obviously did everything in the settings but well, I might have done something wrong.

    Thanks so far! Love your work!

  2. Hi Nacho,

    Good to hear you like the plugin. I have added your request to my to do list. I’ll try to add a video next week.

    Best regards,

  3. Hi Nacho,

    Today I wanted to create an awesome video tutorial for you Unfortunately the Dropbox app is frozen. At this time it is not possible to add additional users. I will need to take action to solve this issue. I’ll let you know when it is available again. Sorry for the inconvenience.

    Best regards,

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