My job requires a lot of manually database backups. And believe me, it slowly becomes a nightmare.
So, I started looking for an easy way to backup the database. In my Google searches I found this article: http://davidwalsh.name/backup-mysql-database-php, which is very good.
You can add this code in a page, paste your database credentials, setup a cron job and that’s it, you have the database backups.
My question is: What if you want to backup your MySQL database manually from time to time?