BackWPup – WordPress Backup Plugin

BackWPup – WordPress Backup Plugin

Schedule complete automatic backups of your WordPress installation. Decide which content will be stored (Dropbox, S3…). This is the free version

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WPMeta Score

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Plugin Popularity 5.0
Author Activity 3.0
  • 👷🏻 This plugin is actively maintained and contributors are really committed to it!
  • 📥 Wow! 2,017 people download this plugin eveyday!
  • 🎖 You've hit a jackpot! This is one of the Top 10 plugins!!
  • ❤️ Mindblowing! More than 1,157,030 people use plugins from this team.
  • 🏂 52% of 600,000+ users are on the latest version.
  • 👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 Good sign.. There is a team behind this plugin.
  • 📢 Aweful or Awesome?? 113 total updates and 113 in just last 12 months. That's a lot!
  • 🎂 This plugin celebrated it's 9th anniversary 5 months ago.

Peer Comparison

# Plugin WPMeta Score Users Rating
1BackWPup – WordPress Backup Plugin5600,000+4.4
2WP Database Backup3.760,000+4.5
3Backup Guard1.3400+3.6
4WP All Backup0.92,000+3.6
5Bamboo Backups0.9100+3
6WP Backup Manager0.840+5
7Backup Database0.72,000+5

Description

The backup plugin BackWPup 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. Please understand: this free version will not be supported as good as the BackWPup Pro version. With our premium version you get first class support and more features.

  • 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 PHP 5.3.3, 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
  • Pro version and support available – BackWPup Pro
  • NEW – PRO: Restore your backups with only a few clicks from your WordPress backend. Also available as Standalone App.
  • NEW – PRO: Encrypt backup archives and restore from encrypted backups.

In case you need to comply with the new GDPR regulation, check out our post BacKWPup, Backups and GDPR.

Requirements

  • WordPress 3.9 and PHP 5.3 required! (read more about recommended php version and why you should switch to modern php)
  • 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.

Our friends at OSTraining have done a tremendous job with their video tutorials on BackWPup. The complete series of five videos have been made available for free on YouTube.

(Are you a WordPress novice? Check out all of OSTraining’s WordPress video trainings!)

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

Get the BackWPup Pro Version with more features.

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