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=== Customisations ===
 
* Themes
 
* CSS
 
* Code
 
  
=== How many Backups ===
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=== How many Backups and Frequency ===
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=== Backup Locations ===
 
=== Backup Locations ===
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=== Things to remember ===
 
=== Things to remember ===
* Developer pre-backup
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* Developer pre-backup<br />Whenever you have someone working on your site make sure that you have a full backup
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* Upgrades<br />before performing upgrades whether to aMember, WordPress etc do a full backup as well
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=== Customisations ===
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Always make sure that any site customisations have been copied somewhere safe, a simple ftp download of thses items can save you an enormous amount of time if they are accidentally lost/deleted during other site work.
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* Themes
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* CSS
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* Code Customisations
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=== Other Issues ===
 
=== Other Issues ===
 
* Set email to something like [http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/business/ google apps] So if the server is down email still works.
 
* Set email to something like [http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/business/ google apps] So if the server is down email still works.
 
* Set DNS on AWS Route 53 so that you can quickly redirect your web site to another server, also for the email option above
 
* Set DNS on AWS Route 53 so that you can quickly redirect your web site to another server, also for the email option above

Revision as of 19:49, 27 December 2016

Contents

How many Backups and Frequency

Backup Locations

  • Local (Server)
  • Remote (Like AWS S3)
  • Download

Things to remember

  • Developer pre-backup
    Whenever you have someone working on your site make sure that you have a full backup
  • Upgrades
    before performing upgrades whether to aMember, WordPress etc do a full backup as well

Customisations

Always make sure that any site customisations have been copied somewhere safe, a simple ftp download of thses items can save you an enormous amount of time if they are accidentally lost/deleted during other site work.

  • Themes
  • CSS
  • Code Customisations


Other Issues

  • Set email to something like google apps So if the server is down email still works.
  • Set DNS on AWS Route 53 so that you can quickly redirect your web site to another server, also for the email option above