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  • thinkweird

    (@thinkweird)


    WP has a built-in backup feature and it creates a backup into XML format.

    My question is: is there any difference between this XML file and a backup of the database?

    Same thing? and either one of them is suffice?

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  • whooami

    (@whooami)

    Member

    the signifigant difference between the 2 is that one can contain the structure of the database tables (the schema) and one wont.

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