WordPress – Plugin Of The Month for January 2014 (BackWPup)

The backup plugin BackWPup Free can be used to save your complete installation including /wp-content/ and push them to an external Backup Service, like Dropbox, S3, FTP and many more, see list below. With a single backup .zip file you are able to easily restore an installation.

BackWPup Free is the number 1 backup-plugin for WordPress with nearly 1.000.000 downloads and in the top 20 of all WordPress Plugins (checked on rankwp.com)

  • Database Backup  (needs mysqli)
  • WordPress XML Export
  • Generate a file with installed plugins
  • Optimize Database
  • Check and repair Database
  • File backup
  • Backups in zip, tar, tar.gz, tar.bz2 format (needs gz, bz2, ZipArchive)
  • Store backup to directory
  • Store backup to FTP server (needs ftp)
  • Store backup to Dropbox (needs curl)
  • Store backup to S3 services (needs curl)
  • Store backup to Microsoft Azure (Blob) (needs PHP 5.3.2, curl)
  • Store backup to RackSpaceCloud (needs PHP 5.3.2, curl)
  • Store backup to SugarSync (needs curl)
  • PRO: Store backup to Amazon Glacier (needs PHP 5.3.3, curl)
  • PRO: Store backup to Google Drive (needs PHP 5.3.3, curl)
  • Send logs and backups by email
  • Multi-site support only as network admin

Available languages

  • english (standard)
  • french / français (fr_FR)
  • german / deutsch (de_DE)
  • russian / pоссия (ru_RU)
  • simplified chinese (zh_CN)

Requirements

  • WordPress 3.4 and PHP 5.2.6 required!
  • To use the Plugin with full functionality PHP 5.3.3 with mysqli, FTP,gz, bz2,  ZipArchive and curl is needed.
  • Plugin functions that don’t work because of your server settings, will not be displayed in admin area.

Remember: The most expensive backup is the one you never did! And please test your backups!

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TJ Marsh

TJ Marsh

My name is Tj Marsh. I spend about 16 hours a day on the internet. Running my company and helping out here at Arvixe. I live in the good ole Arizona where it gets ridiculously hot. I love WordPress and a lot of other open source software along with coding.

One Comment on WordPress – Plugin Of The Month for January 2014 (BackWPup)

  1. rob says:

    Looks like an amazing plugin!

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