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I'm about to update my Wordpress blog to the latest version. It was recommended that I backup my posts and database first. It seems like a plugin would be the easiest way for me to do this. What's the best plugin available for this? Searching Wordpress' site I found the BackUpWordPress plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/backupwordpress/

Alternatively, if a plugin isn't recommended, how should I do this instead?

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SIDENOTE Back-Up is never the problem. Getting your site up and running is :) – kaiser Feb 19 '12 at 21:06
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The codex covers this topic VERY thoroughly. Personally, I use WP-DB-Backup, it's the most popular backup plugin that I know of, and it's really easy to use.

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