Dropbox is an online storage service as like as Google drive and the SkyDrive of Microsoft. You can sign up for dropbox totally free. It makes a folder in your computer hard drive where if you put any file or folder, it can be access from any computer or android mobile with net connection. You can share your public folder with anyone. When you sign up you will get 2GB free space which you can increase into 18GB easily. You can also increase your space by premium package.
Dropbox is safer than desktop or any other media for your backup.
You can take this advantage for your WordPress site. Backup regularly is an important task for a WordPress website. It will help you to overcome from hacking and other disasters.
WordPress Backup to Dropbox is such a plugin which help you to backup database and all files of your WordPress site automatically.
At first you download the plugin. Now you have to go left side menu option of your dashboard. Then select Plugins > Add New > Upload option. You can also find it when you go to search bar and search by writing the plugin name.
After installation you will see a new link named “WPB2D” in the menu of left side. You can integrate your dropbox account with WordPress API.
Then click on Backup Settings. It will try to authorize your dropbox account. By clicking on Allow (when log in to your dropbox account) you can link with your dropbox account. You can see settings option when you will select “continue”. You can make sub-folder if you want. You will be able to backup more than one site. Besides, you can select the time of automatic backup from settings. If you don’t want the update of any file you can put tick mark on Excluded Files and Directories. Besides, you can take manual backup from Backup Now option.
You can try it from now. It is very effective and important plugin.