Aug 29, 2017

How To Take Complete Backup of BlogSpot blogs

BlogSpot is one of the top free known free blogging platforms but it comes with many limitations. One of the biggest limitations is, Google owns the control of your blog. Google owns the right to delete your blog at any point in time they wish. This usually comes when you are using your blog for spamming or for any other activities which violate BlogSpot TOS.

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One thing which you can do apart from following BlogSpot guideline is taking a periodic backup of your BlogSpot blog. This will ensure that if something goes wrong with your blog in future, you can always restore your data and posts simple.

Steps To Backup Blogspot Blog Files:

  • Step 1: Login to blogger account using your Gmail Account.
  • Step 2: Select the blog which you want to Backup. Make sure you select the right blog if you have more than one blog in your Blogger account.
  • Step 3: Go to Settings > Other
How To Take Complete Backup of BlogSpot blogs
  • Step 4: Click on the Backup content


Any BlogSpot blogger can take a complete backup of BlogSpot posts, comments by using the export feature of BlogSpot blog. The backup will be done in the format of .xml format, and you can store it on your local desktop. 

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Unfortunately, this is more of a manual process, and depending upon how often you update your blog, you should take backup weekly or monthly.

A good idea is to take a backup of your customized BlogSpot template at regular interval. This will solve two major problems quickly restore the template from your backup files.

I also recommend you to keep the backup files either on Google drive or on Dropbox so you can access it from anywhere. Do let me know what method you are using to take the backup of your Blog?

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Hey! I’m Muhammad Abba Gana, popularly known as AbbaGana, a blog Scientist by mind and a passionate blogger by heart fountainhead of Guidetricks, Duniyan Fasaha, Duniyar Yau, Hanyantsirah, Gidan Novels, Abba Gana Novels and Be With Me Technologies, I am twenty something year old guy from Jimeta, Adamawa State, Nigeria. I’m a Freelance writer, Information marketer, professional blogger, Web designer, Internet speaker, software Developer and also an author. I make living with my laptop and can work from anywhere I find myself (as long as there is a power supply and a reliable internet connection).


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