Choosing Files & Tables for your WordPress Database Backup | BoldGrid

BoldGrid Backup allows you to exclude files or database tables when taking a backup. This is helpful in many cases, including being able to take a quick WordPress database backup, or excluding parts of your media library. The following guide will walk you through the steps to exclude either.

Excluding Files or Folders


  • In the Dashboard, navigate to BoldGrid Backup Backup Archive
  • Select Backup Site Now
  • In the Files Section, select Custom Backup
  • Use the Include and Exclude fields to adjust which files are included in your backup.

Excluding Database Tables From your WordPress Database Backup

  • In the Database Section, select Custom Backup
  • Deselect any tables you do not wish to include in your Backup

Congratulations! You now know how to exclude files or tables from Backups using BoldGrid Backup.


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