Backup your Blog Frequently-It is essential-How to do it


Backup your Blog Frequently-It is essential-How to do it

Backups of your blogs is an essential task. In this hitch era no body knows, when some unknown  hacker will attack and who will be the victim. The hackers may delete your posts and even use them in their own name. A good post needs hours of work and It is very irritating if you loss a number of posts and your hours and months of work is washed out without your mistake. In my view a mistake on your part certainly there because you did not take a backup of your blog besides Google has provided this facility. The only solution is to backup your blog at frequent intervals. Keeping copies of all posts and permalink is  a good  practice but taking backups at times is best. Backups are saved on your hard drive in .xml form and can be restored later easily. The automatic file name will be “blog 12-07-203.xml”. These .xml files can also be restored on a wordpress blog also. To backup a blog is a task to be completed in multi parts like backup of posts, Photos and design etc.

How to backup a blog
1.    Sign in to your blog and go to setting
2.    Click other in the bottom left corner, the  following screen will appear -


3.    Now click “export blog”, the following image screen  will appear -


4.    Now click ”Download Blog”, the following image will appear -


5.    Now click save and the backup of your blog posts is saved on your hard drive and it is secure.

How to backup Blog Images

Backup Blog Images is very very easy. Make sure that you are logged in to your blogger account and go to Picasa Web Albums. Some times you may be prompted  your blogger password. Select the service “Picasa Web Albums” and create archive and When the archive is created, click download.

How to backup Blog Templates
1.    Make sure that you are logged in to your blogger account.
2.    Go to setting and then click Template,  the  following screen will appear -

3.    Click on Backup/Restore”, the  following screen will appear -

4.    Click “Download Full Template”, the  following screen will appear (templ2)

5.    Click save.
That is all and your template is saved on your Hard Drive and you can restore it at any time.

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