WordPress – Plugin Of The Month (June 2014): UpdraftPlus

UpdraftPlus simplifies backups (and restoration). Backup into the cloud (Amazon S3 (or compatible), Dropbox, Google Drive, Rackspace Cloud, FTP, SFTP, SCP, WebDAV, OpenStack Swift, Bitcasa and email) and restore with a single click. Backups of files and database can have separate schedules.

Top-quality: UpdraftPlus is the highest-ranking backup plugin on rankwp.com (ranks in the top 50 out of 30,000 WordPress plugins for quality on rankwp.com – last checked 8th January 2014).

Tens of thousands of users: widely tested and reliable (over 925,000 downloads). Ranks in the top 100 most used of all WordPress plugins on rankwp.com. Millions of backups completed!

Supports WordPress backups to Amazon S3 (or compatible), Dropbox, Rackspace Cloud Files, Google Drive, Google Cloud Storage, FTP, OpenStack (Swift) and email. Also (via an add-on) FTP over SSL, SFTP, SCP, WebDAV (and compatible services, e.g. Yandex) and Bitcasa. (Note: Microsoft forbid OneDrive/SkyDrive to be used by backup software). Some examples of S3-compatible providers: Cloudian, Connectria, Constant, Eucalyptus, Nifty, Nimbula, Cloudn.
Quick restore (both file and database backups)
Backup automatically on a repeating schedule
Site duplicator/migrator: can copy sites, and (with add-on) move them to new locations
Restores backup sets from other backup plugins (Premium) (currently supported: BackWPUp, BackupWordPress, Simple Backup)
Files and database backups can have separate schedules
Failed uploads are automatically resumed/retried
Large sites can be split into multiple archives
Select which files to backup (plugins, themes, content, other)
Select which components of a backup to restore
Download backup archives direct from your WordPress dashboard
Database backups can be encrypted for security (Premium)
Debug mode that gives full logging of the backup
Premium version and support available – http://updraftplus.com
Tested and supported on all current PHP versions (5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5)

Don’t Risk Anything Less

Your WordPress backups are worth the same as your entire investment in your website. The day may come when you get hacked, without good backups, you lose everything. Do you really want to entrust all your work to plugins with only a few thousand downloads, or that has no professional backup or support? Believe us – writing a reliable backup plugin that works consistently across the huge range of WordPress deployments is hard.

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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.

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