Automatically Backup WordPress Blog to Amazon S3, Dropbox, and Google Drive
Get and install the Backup Creator WordPress plugin and install it by going to Plugins, Add New, Upload Plugin, then browse and activate the plugin. You can run backups there or go to the “Settings” tab to set automatic storage to offsite locations.
1. To backup your WordPress site to Dropbox:
A. Get a dropbox account at https://dropbox.com
B. Go to Backup Creator Settings, Dropbox
C. Click Connect, and Allow Backup Creator to use Dropbox. You’re done!
2. To backup WordPress to Amazon S3:
A. Get an Amazon account at: https://aws.amazon.com
B. Create an S3 “bucket” or folder by going to S3, Create Bucket, type the name of the bucket and choose US Standard for the bucket location.
C. Name the new user, go to Security Credentials, User, Create New User, and name it something like “robertplankbackup.”
D. Show User Security Credentials and copy the access key ID nad secret access key into your Backup Creator Settings.
3. To backup WordPress to Google Drive:
A. Login to the Google Developer Console at https://console.developers.google.com
B. Create a project named Backup Creator, click APIs and enable it access to the Google Drive API.
C. Click Add Credentials, set it to Web Application.
D. Copy the authorized URL from your Backup Creator settings onto Google’s settings.
E. Copy Google’s client ID and client secret onto your Backup Creator page.