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Safely Backup Website to OneDrive with Simple Steps

Ailsa
  • posted by @Ailsa
  • August 29, 2018
Summary: Suffering from the pain of MySQL database lost or corrupted? You will be suddenly enlighted by this article using the best free way to backup MySQL to OneDrive.

Why backup website to OneDrive?

Generally speaking, a website contains a plenty of data, like pictures, videos, web code files, website theme, etc. which takes you a lot of time, energy, and even money to develop. Thus, one of the most important things is make sure your website safe. For now, many people will choose WordPress to establish your website for blogging, managing your content or selling products, etc. It’s quite important for you to backup your WordPress or other websites to a safe place.

OneDrive is a file hosting service operated by Microsoft as part of its suite of Office Online services. It allows you to store files and other personal files. OneDrive provides strong technical support for users. If you happen to have an OneDrive account, you could backup website to OneDrive safely.

How do you backup website?

Typically, you may backup WordPress site or other websites manually like this: Package your web site files so that backup copies can be sent to another server or cloud drives; or you back it up directly to your company's local server; Or other ways to backup site. These ways may complex for you and are not safe for your website data. However, is there any easier and safer way to backup website?

Backup website to OneDrive via eBackupper

Definitely, the best free web-based online data backup program – eBackupper, which enables you to backup websites as well as databases to cloud drives. For now, it supports FTP and SFTP websites, MySQL databases, etc. You could choose backup website to OneDrive, Google Drive and Dropbox, or download the backup copy from cloud to your local hard drive. It will offer you more features in the near future.

Before you backup WordPress site or other websites to OneDrive via eBackupper, here are some preparations:

  • Go https://ebackupper.com/ to sign up free for an eBackupper account. Then log in your eBackupper account.
  • Add website source.
  • Add OneDrive to your eBackupper account.

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Add Website Source

1. Click the Management -> Sources at the top of page.

Add Sources

2. Select Web Source->Add Website Source to add your WordPress or other websites.

Add Website Source

3. A Connect FTP/SFTP window will show up. Input your WordPress website authorization information and click Connect to add your website.

Connect FTP/SFTP

  • Host: Input domain name or server IP address.
  • Port: 21 for FTP and 22 for SFTP usually.
  • Protocol: FTP/SFTP, you could choose one of them. FTP has three encryption: Only use plain FTP; Require explicit FTP over TLS; Require implicit FTP over TLS. And for SFTP, there has two Logon Types: Normal or Key File.
  • Alias: enter a task name for your website backup task.
  • Username and Password: Enter the appropriate username and password for your websites.

Add OneDrive to your eBackupper

1. Click Management -> Clouds at the top of main window.

Step 4. Then, you need to add Dropbox (or other cloud drives) as the destination. Click Select Cloud Drive - Add Cloud Drive. Then, select Dropbox in the drop-down menu of the pop-up window.

Add Clouds

2. Press Add Cloud Drive button.

Add Cloud Drive

3. Choose OneDrive to save your website backup copy, and click Next.

Add OneDrive

4. After entering Display Name, click Add OneDrive Account.

The OneDrive will be added successfully now.

Backup website to OneDrive

After adding your websites and the OneDrive, you could do your WordPress or other websites backup free to OneDrive easily and securely. Below are the instructions:

1. Select Website Backup on the tool bar.

Website Backup

2. Click + Add the Web Files you want to backup.

3. Choose all files on your website to backup, and click OK.

4. Press Select Cloud Drive button to choose OneDrive to save your websites backup.

Tip: You could enable Schedule option to automatic backup website to OneDrive once/daily/weekly/monthly depending on your demands.

5. Tick Start Backup Now to start backup your websites safely.

Tip: eBackupper allows you to download the backup copy from the cloud to your local hard drive.

There is something you should be aware of that the more data you backup the longer time will be cost. Besides, this website backup freeware – eBackupper, has the ability to automatic schedule backup, selective backup and restore, select multiple websites or databases in one task, restore backup copy to original site or another advanced location, allow power-off backup, etc.

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