How to Back Up or Download Your Blogger Contents?

how to take backup of a Blog data easily? Why and how we should take backup of our valuable Blog Data? how to download a blogspot blog? How To Backup or Download Blogspot Blog Comments and Posts?

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Blog Back up means storing data in another secure place where you can use backup data later by restoring. 

The importance of Backup is vast. It goes without saying the complexity on blogging is growing day by day. You don’t have any security that you can save your online data permanently. So no backup means you are pushing yourself on uncertainty.

In this article I will discuss why and how we should take backup of our valuable blog data. There are plenty of reason that you should take regular data backup of your blog.

Because it will ensure the safety and security of your blog. From backup data you can restore your blog any time.

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We should backup our blog data for different reasons. Please have a look at the below reasons for taking blog data backup everyday.  

1. Blog Can be deleted for Google Penalty

Earlier Google penalize a blog by degrade page rank or ban from search engine, But now Google deleting any blog without any prior notice as penalty. Generally for spam, Black Hat SEO practice or Copying content from other blog. So you should always take a backup of your blog to secure your time and effort behind your blog.

2.  Safeguard against Human Error

A popular proverb to err is human. You can make a mistake anytime. Such as

You might delete an important blog post from your website; 

Or you may delete any media file from your blog post. 

Sometime we change the design and that breaks some of its functionality, and so on. 

For this reason, if you have backup file then it is easy to restore your Blog post from backup data. 

There is only one way to fix these kinds of errors, which is keeping backup daily basis but unfortunately few blogger keep backup daily basis.

Not only the blog post but also you can restore your blogger static pages and comments from backup data. 

3. Reverse Problems during Updates

Often we do update our theme design. As well as Blogger update their server time to time. As a result, many default widgets can stop working. After changing my blogger theme suddenly comment section stopped working and my site is not functioning smoothly specially comment section. 

So I solved this issue by restoring my blog from backup file. 

It doesn’t take longer time to backup your blog site. However, you can instantly recover from unexpected incidents if anything goes wrong.

4. Prevent Loss of Data

This is primary reason that we should keep our blog’s backup data. Suppose your blog is running with multi-authors and already published over hundreds of posts, and someone of your writing team deletes one (or more) content by mistake. But you are not aware about this.

In this case, your backup data will support you as guard and help to recover your deleted blog post. 

5. Changing Content Management Platform

If you wish to switch your blog from blogger to wordpress, zoomla or any other platform then you must take backup. If suddenly your blog stop working or deleted by Google then you won’t able to recover your blog data and switch to other platform. 

If you’re worried about losing important data during blogging platform transform process, we suggest you to take blog backup time to time. 

In addition, you should also avoid keeping all backup files in the same location. Not only should you keep backup file on your PC but also store it in Google Drive and Dropbox or in cloud server.

6. Your Website hosting Server can be Crash

If your blog is on paid hosting site then don’t think your data is secure. Because server can crash anytime and you will lose all of your data at once. There are some free web hosting server also provide hosting service which don’t offer any data backup service, in this case you must keep a backup of your blog every day.

7. Hackers Bout can attack your site

Hacker are always active to bout or attack your blog if your blog is valuable to them. Mostly higher rank blog affect by hackers so you should take backup regularly. In blogspot we have to take backup manually but in case of WordPress there are many plugins where you can use to take your blog backup automatically.

8. Virus and Malware Attack can blacklist your site 

Virus and malware attack is very dangerous for blog user because Google may delete your site if your blog infected by malware. It happen in case of installing new Code or script. In 2011 my previous blog was infected by malware and I was in great trouble. Finally I have found the infected code on my ‘’Random Post’’ widget, after removing that widget malware has removed. But again my site was infected and finally I got the infected code from an affiliate ads code. As a result search engine has banned my previous blog. So be careful about installing widget from least popular site.  So we should always keep backup to recover our site.

How we should take backup of our valuable blog data

When you back up your blog, you get an .xml file of the posts and comments, which can be preserve as for future use. And We can take a backup of our blog easily. There are 2 method you can take backup of your blog. Just you have to go through some easy steps.

Method 1: Taking backup from Blog Tools

Step #1: Log in to your Blogger account and Go to your Blogger Dashboard

Step #2: Go to your Settings-> Other tab.

Step #3: Click on Back up Content button.


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Step #4: Now click Save to your computer button for backing up your blog content.

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Your backup file will download in your computer instantly. This process will backup your site’s posts, pages and comments.

Method 2: Taking backup by Google Takeout Service

Google has introduce Google Takeout service where you can easily take backup all of your blog data instantly. To use this just follow the below steps-

Step #1: Go to http://google.com/takeout and log into account with your existing Google account.

Step #2: Now click on Choose services tab from the top.

Step #3:  Under Select A Service Choose Blogger

Step #4:  Now click on Create Achieve Button

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By Google takeout service you will be able to take your blogs all data separately such as blog, image, Google Plus, YouTube and many more.

Hope this article will help you to back up your blog easily which data you can use later by restoring. If you have any question feel free to ask. 
V says: 5/25/2015

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Tally says: 6/12/2016

Thanks for this helpful information. Can you tell me - does the backup include copies of draft posts?

Mohammad Fazle Rabbi says: 6/12/2016

Yes Tally. This will copy your whole Blog including Draft post. :as

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