Jetpack is probably the most well-known plugin on this list, and for a good reason. The co-founder of WordPress developed this backup plugin with his team at Automattic.
This plugin offers a lot, but the thing that stands out is its backup features. You get automatic backups in real-time, and it’s the perfect plugin if you already need its other services.
2. Backup Buddy
BackupBuddy is one of the longest-running backup plugins around. It has been with us since 2010 and is still going strong. It’s a feature-rich plugin that can take complete backups of your WordPress website, including all files and assets.
The plugin provides scheduled automated backups and can store them in a location of your choosing. Most importantly, BackupBuddy provides a simple way to quickly restore a website should you need to. All controlled from a simple dashboard.
3. Time Capsule
WP Time Capsule is an excellent backup plugin because it auto-detects updates and then backs up your site.
You also get one-click staging to test changes, and every backup is an encrypted database backup. Plus, you can easily clone or migrate your site to a new location, which just adds to the goodness!
4. Blog Vault
BlogVault claims a 100% success rate with website restorations, and it says it’s the fastest backup plugin out there. The free version gives you incremental backups, cloud storage, and even a one-click staging environment.
It’s worth checking out as there are nearly half a million sites backed up with this plugin. They also provide customized support in case you run into any issues or questions.
Duplicator isn’t a pure WordPress backup plugin but it provides everything you need to keep your site safe. It’s more a site duplicator plugin but has some very useful backup features too.
Duplicator can move, migrate and backup your website using a simple set of controls. You can save the backup as a .zip, download it, save it in the cloud and use it as you need. Importing is easy too using simple controls.