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WordPress Tutorial: How to Backup with WP Complete Backup [VIDEO]

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Backing up your WordPress website is one of the most critical, and often overlooked steps. In a self-hosting situation, it is not uncommon for hosts to keep backups of the FILES, but very rarely do they automatically keep a backup of your WordPress database. And as important as the files are…the database is CRITICAL. The files and the database, together, makeup your unique WordPress website. Every website owner should have several off-server and offsite backups of their WordPress website (files and database), just in case. (If we host your website, we take a copy of the files and database everyday and store them off-server and offsite, so you don’t need this video.)

In this WordPress Tutorial, you’ll learn how to:

  • Register your copy of WP Complete Backup
  • Take a backup copy
  • Download the copy to your computer for storage
  • Delete the copy to save disk space on your server

Backing up your website will give you options in the event that something bad happens to your website. With a good backup, you can restore the site to a previous time. Without, your only hope is to try to piece together your website. Taking a backup is quick and easy — give yourself that peace of mind.


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Tisha Oehmen

Tisha Oehmen is a professional brand strategist and a leader in the branding field. She was recently named a member of the Global Guru’s Top 30 Brand Gurus. She is also the co-founder of Oregon-based Paradux Media Group and the best-selling author of the book, Finding Brand: The Brand Book Tutorial.

Possessing expertise in both front- and back-office operations, Tisha conceptualizes, develops, and implements initiatives to foster brand effectiveness like no other. With over 15 years of experience in branding and marketing, Tisha has successfully led large financial institutions and health care companies down the path of renaming their business.

Where Tisha really shines is in the work that isn’t done. Sometimes a name change for a business isn’t in their best interest and after meeting with Tisha, they are able to find the true value and equity that has always been in their brand. Tisha has a special knack of being able to communicate the value so that the CEO/Business owner can see its luster and then with a little polishing, make it shine company wide.

Tisha is best known for developing long lasting branding campaigns that speak to the heart of the business, the brand, and the community. True brand, no matter how big or small, has longevity. Creating branding campaigns that have longevity, that have a laser-like focus, is where Tisha thrives.

Tisha received her M.B.A. from the University of Oregon, from where she also earned a B.A. in Political Science. She enjoyed a distinguished academic career punctuated by enthusiastic and successful participation in competitive speaking events, and holds numerous awards for her skill in public speaking. Tisha is widely recognized for her ability to capture an audience’s attention with her straightforward and engaging speaking style.

When not working, she enjoys golfing, baking, reading, and hiking with her partner, Mike, and their two dogs, Chloe and Jackson. She’s also an active member of Rotary International, the Chamber of Commerce, and is a very proud supporter of the Oregon Ducks. Tisha lives in Eagle Point, Oregon.

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