Imagine a scenario where your entire website simply… disappears. The beautiful custom built design, the hundreds of posts you’ve labored over, and all those comments you’ve worked tirelessly to generate — gone. It’s not a nice thought is it!
You might think you’ve got WordPress all worked out and that there’s no need to worry about anything going wrong, but the truth is there will always be things outside of your control that are impossible to predict, such as a determined hacker, a severe hosting outage, broken updates, human errors and/or compatibility issues (to name just a handful).
These are all very real risks that can take even the most prepared webmasters by surprise. Anyway, enough with the scaremongering for now; let’s turn our attention instead to the gist of this article: how to protect our websites from the unthinkable, i.e. from being completely lost!