Chapter 10: Maintaining Your WordPress Blog

When your WordPress blog is up, running, and getting readers, you want to make sure that it continues to work smoothly. Although WordPress.com users have fewer maintenance tasks than do self-hosted bloggers, everybody can benefit from a little blog upkeep.

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Understanding WordPress Backups

Back Up Using VaultPress

Back Up Using Your Web Host

Back Up Using Dropbox

Understanding WordPress Updates

Update WordPress Automatically

Update WordPress Manually

Install Plugin Updates Automatically

Install Theme Updates

Clean Out Outdated Drafts

Remove Post Revisions

Check Your Site for Outdated Links

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