Prime Mover Plugin

How to Backup WordPress Website via Prime Mover Plugin

To backup your WordPress site using the Prime Mover plugin, follow these step-by-step instructions:

Step 1: Install and Activate Prime Mover Plugin

  • Log in to your WordPress dashboard.
  • Navigate to “Plugins” and click on “Add New.”
  • Search for “Prime Mover” in the plugin repository.
  • Click on “Install Now” next to the Prime Mover plugin and then activate it.

Step 2: Configure Prime Mover Settings

  • Once activated, you will find the Prime Mover menu item on the left-hand side of your WordPress dashboard. Click on it.
  • On the Prime Mover settings page, you will see various options to customize your backup process.
  • Review and configure the settings according to your preferences. Pay attention to options like backup location, backup type (full or partial), and backup exclusion rules.
  • Click on the “Save Changes” button to save your settings.

Step 3: Initiate a Backup

  • After configuring the settings, go to the Prime Mover menu and click on “Backup & Restore.”
  • On the “Backup” tab, you will see the backup options.
  • Select the components you want to include in the backup. You can choose to include the database, themes, plugins, media files, and more. You can also exclude specific files or folders if necessary.
  • Click on the “Create Backup” button to start the backup process.

Step 4: Monitor and Download the Backup

  • The backup process may take some time depending on the size of your website.
  • Prime Mover will display the progress of the backup, allowing you to monitor the status.
  • Once the backup is complete, you will see a success message.
  • To download the backup file to your computer, click on the “Download Backup” button.

Step 5: Store the Backup Off-site (Optional)

  • Prime Mover also allows you to store your backups in cloud storage services like Amazon S3, Dropbox, or Google Drive.
  • To configure cloud storage, go to the Prime Mover settings page and navigate to the “Backup Options” tab.
  • Choose your preferred cloud storage provider and follow the instructions to set up the integration.
  • Once configured, you can choose to store your backups directly in the cloud storage during the backup process.

That’s it! You have successfully backed up your WordPress site using the Prime Mover plugin. It is recommended to regularly perform backups to ensure your website’s data is safe and can be easily restored if needed.