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Screenshots: Safeguard your site with one of these free backup tools for WordPress

Introduction

If you depend on WordPress as a promotional, service, or communication solution, you understand how important your site is to staying connected to your clients and to your bottom line. Not only must you keep your site up to date—you also must have a disaster recovery solution in place. In other words... backups.

WordPress is incredibly easy to use, and there are plenty of free backup options available. I’ve scoured the WordPress tools and plugins to find what I believe are the best free backup choices available for WordPress.

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By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen.com.