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BackWPup Free - WordPress Backup Plugin

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

Version 3.1.2

  • Added: .donotbackup file. Folders and sub folders containing this file in will not be included in backups.
  • Fixed: New multisite installs did not save jobs.
  • Fixed: New multisite installs did not save installed version.
  • Fixed: Fatal error when attempting to clean up inactive jobs from cron
  • Fixed: Exclude uploads not working
  • Fixed: Message "file not readable" of an excluded folder
  • Fixed: WP-CLI deprecated and unknown parameter message
  • Fixed: Bugs in pagination on logs and backups page
  • Removed: Banner from plugins page
  • Improved: Memory usage during XML export
  • Improved: Mime type detection
  • Improved: Dropbox SSL handling
  • Improved: Certificate bundle file can now be filtered
  • Improved: Auto-loading vendor classes
  • Improved: Performance when saving other database tables than MyISAM
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 2.5.2 (PHP 5.3.3+)
  • Updated: RSC SDK to Version 1.9.1
  • Updated: Guzzle SDK to Version 3.8.1
  • Added: S3 Service: Amazon China (Beijing) region
  • Added: Rackspace: Hong Kong (HKG) region
  • PRO: Fixed: Duplicating synced files on S3
  • PRO: Update: Google SDK to 0.6.7
  • PRO: Added: Amazon Glacier China (Beijing) region

Version 3.1.1

  • Fixed: Plugins will not backup
  • Improved: Dropped quota check for Dropbox. Will cancel upload only when Dropbox API sends error 507.
  • Improved: Remove special chars from file names in archives
  • Improved: Handling off restarts on archive creation

Version 3.1

  • Fixed: Message about aborted step did not display correctly
  • Fixed: Incorrect rescheduling of jobs
  • Improved: Overall performance while generating backup archives
  • Improved: Uploads of backup archives to FTP/S3/Dropbox/Azure/GDrive can be continued
  • Improved: Script re-starts based upon time while generating archives and uploading
  • Improved: Reduced risk of running scripts being stopped via external processes in fcgi mode
  • Improved: Backup destinations and their dependencies only being loaded when needed
  • Improved: Required dependencies for destinations being displayed now
  • Improved: Displaying of error messages as error messages (red, not yellow)
  • Improved: Reduced size of vendor/SDK directory by 50%
  • Improved: Regex for BackWPup archive file detection
  • Improved: Symlink handling for file backup on WordPress folders
  • Improved: Use icon font for menu, adminbar and on other places
  • Improved: Responsive for WordPress 3.8
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 2.4.11 (PHP 5.3.3+)
  • Updated: RSC SDK to Version 1.7.3
  • Updated: SwiftMailer to Version 5.0.1
  • Removed: DB Optimization, because locking of tables that can make the site not accessible
  • PRO: Wizards using a separate session handling now
  • PRO: Hash that BackWPup uses is changeable
  • PRO: Added Google Drive Support
  • PRO: Added Amazon Glacier Support

Version 3.0.13

  • Improved: Redirect when accessing the WordPress backend
  • Added: Debug Informations to Logfile
  • Added Sydney region for rackspace cloud
  • Added London region for rackspace cloud
  • Fixed: Cross-site scripting issue. Thanks to High-Tech Bridge for helping us: https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23161
  • Fixed: Fatal error when uninstalling on WordPress 3.4.2 and older

Version 3.0.12

  • Fixed: Redirect when accessing the WordPress backend
  • Added: Russian translation
  • Added: Simplified chinese translation
  • Fixed: German log string typo

Version 3.0.11

  • Improved: About page will only be shown after install
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 2.3.1 (PHP 5.3.3+)
  • Fixed: some notices and warnings
  • Fixed: Change of BackWPup role for other users
  • Added: Message for Pro version to support plugin

Version 3.0.10

  • Fixed only Version on WordPress.org because of SVN upload problems with Symfony folder from AWS

Version 3.0.9

  • Fixed: Fixed bug in Dropbox temp file fallback
  • Fixed: Not working if WP-Cron Control active
  • PRO Fixed: Synchronisation of files to Dropbox
  • PRO Changed: About page only displays on new installation not on updates
  • Added: Sending auth cookie for self requests
  • Added: Displaying off last error or waring in execution screen
  • Added: Job end message depending on error's or waring's
  • Added: Setting of BackWPup role in the user settings
  • Improved: Wait time after job start
  • Improved: Rights management to work better with Role management Plugins
  • Changed: Sessions now only used for wizards in pro version
  • Removed: Maintenance Mode support, because to many problems and not really needed
  • Updated: RSC SDK to Version 1.5.4
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 1.6.2
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 2.3.0 (PHP 5.3.3+)

Version 3.0.8

  • Fixed: Selected database tables not save on tab change
  • Fixed: Database tables selection on new job
  • Fixed: adding empty folder names tow archive
  • Improved/Fixed: Dropbox Authentication

Version 3.0.7

  • Improved: All job requests will done over wp-cron.php now
  • Improved: Ajax calls if blog in maintenance mode
  • Improved: Getting of DB_CHARSET
  • Improved: FTP file deletion
  • Improved: Dropbox authentication (If restrict to job settings page not work you can open the settings page manually again to authenticate)
  • Fixed: No maintenance mode, if a maintenance mode already active
  • Fixed: Archive file deletion
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 2.2.1 (PHP 5.3.3+)

Version 3.0.6

  • Fixed: Massages on empty DB prefix
  • Fixed: Bug in cron calculation
  • Improved: Dropbox upload so that it can continuing on next try

Version 3.0.5

  • Changed: Display only normal messages on progress bars
  • Changed: Detection of multisite blog upload folder
  • Changed: Backups list for destination file will not cached.
  • Changed: Reduced files of AWS SDK to the only needed.
  • Fixed: Side load braking if no folder permissions
  • Fixed: Multiple backups deletion on backups page not working
  • Fixed: DB optimize and check not only use WP tables if selected
  • Fixed: File deletion on Dropbox if folder name has a space
  • Fixed: False scheduling time in some timezones
  • Removed: Option for excluding file, cache, temp folders. Can done with file/folder exclusion too.
  • Added: Option to restart the job on archive creation if a size of files reached
  • Added: Option to set Zip method (PclZip or ZipArchive)
  • Improved: Performance if PclZip used.
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 1.6.1
  • Updated: AWS SDK to Version 2.2.0 (PHP 5.3.3+)

Version 3.0.4

  • Changed: default settings for 'Restart on every main step' and 'Reduce server load' to disabled
  • Fixed: Settings not correctly set to default
  • Fixed: mysqli::get_charset() undefined method
  • Fixed: Settings not saved correctly
  • Fixed: Abort on MySQL Functions Backup
  • Improved: MySQLi connection
  • Added: Server connection test on run now.
  • Added: S3 AWS SDK 1.6.0 for PHP lower than 5.3.3

Version 3.0.3

  • Improved: Archive creation performance
  • Fixed: Problem with S3 Prefix
  • Fixed: warnings on excluded folders
  • Fixed: message from putenv
  • Fixed: not working downloads
  • Changed: removed fancybox and uses thickbox because plugin compatibility
  • Added: folder checking on run now

Version 3.0.2

  • Fixed: Warnings on job edit tab files
  • Fixed: folder name on temp cleanup in cron
  • Fixed: Setting charset on sql backup
  • Fixed: DB Connection on database backup if hostname has a port
  • Fixed: Call undefined function apc_clear_cache()
  • Fixed: wp-content selected folders not excluded
  • Added: Deactivation off multi part upload for S3 Services
  • Added: fallback for mysql_ping()
  • Added: Options for email senders name
  • Changed: 5 minutes cron steps back
  • Removed: Flashing admin bar icon
  • Updated: OpenCloud API to Version 1.4.1

Version 3.0

  • Added: Jobs can now be started with an external link or per command line
  • Added: Backups can now be compressed with gz or bzip2
  • Added: All file names can now be adjusted
  • Added: MySQL dump supports now views
  • Added: Settings for access control per capability and role
  • Added: Save a list of installed Plugins
  • Added: Support for WP-CLI
  • Improved: Job edit page with tabs
  • Improved: Settings page with tabs
  • Improved: Database dump now uses mysqli PHP extension for better performance
  • Improved: ZIP archives are now created with PHP Zip if available
  • Improved: All passwords are now stored encrypted in database
  • Improved: wp-cron job start mechanism
  • Improved: Job start mechanism not longer uses URL in plugin directory
  • Improved: Use temp directory in uploads or set it with WP_TEMP_DIR
  • Changed: Mailing backup archives now with SwiftMailer
  • Changed: Job process now back in the WordPress environment
  • Changed: License changed to GPLv3
  • Changed: Rewrote almost the complete code base to use classes with auto-loading
  • Changed: Logs are now displayed with fancybox
  • Updated: AWS SDK v2.1.2 (PHP 5.3.3)
  • Updated: OpenCloud SDK to v1.3 (PHP 5.3)
  • Updated: Windows Azure SDK v0.3.1_2011-08 (PHP 5.3.2)
  • Removed: serialized job export
  • Removed: tools section - not needed anymore
  • Removed: Dashboard widgets are now on the BackWPup plugin dashboard
  • Fixed: many, many minor bugs

Version 3.0 Pro

  • Wizards
  • Export jobs and settings as XML
  • Synchronization of files to backup with destination (filename and size checked)
  • Wizard to import jobs and settings from XML
  • Database dump can backup other MySQL databases
  • Database dump can use mysqldump command on commend line
  • Database dump can create XML files (phpMyAdmin schema)
  • Use your own API keys for Dropbox and SugarSync
  • Premium Support
  • Automatic updates

Requires: 3.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-4-22
Downloads: 1,364,386

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