Regularly back up your blog or website. Depending solely on web host can prove fatal!
This post is more on sharing thoughts on importance of periodic back up of one's website or blog beyond what is provided by the web host. I have given links at the bottom for actual back up procedure to be followed for different types of blogs/ websites. All web hosting companies and their plans have the provision to back up your website/ blog. So, why should you bother about backing up the site separately. Why take the trouble? First thing first. Yes, it can be cumbersome to take full back up of your site if it has become quite big and has many types of resources. But that answers the question: Whey you have a blog with just a few posts and you have not invested in special themes and plugins/ customization, you will perhaps not mind much if the blog is lost to hackers or due to a mishap in the host's location. However, when your blog or website is full of resources, its loss will be a huge setback to you. So, the botheration in backing up the blog or website, even i