Choosing Files & Tables for WordPress Database Backup | Total Upkeep

Excluding Files or Database Tables with Total Upkeep

Total Upkeep WordPress Backup Plugin

The Total Upkeep plugin allows you to exclude WordPress 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 Total UpkeepBackup 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 Total Upkeep.




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