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Simple Backup

Simple Tools to Optimize and Backup Your WordPress Website.

2.7.8

  • verified compatibility with WordPress version 3.8.1
  • added option to automatically create the .htaccess file to secure the backup directory
  • fixed several small issues causing warnings and notices in debug.log

2.7.7

  • added check for php exec() function around the exec('du') which calculates the size of the WP install
  • updated requirements section in readme to indicate that exec and passthru functions are required for the plugin to work properly.

2.7.6

  • fixed version number

2.7.5

  • improved the backup directory creation and .htaccess creation systems
  • updated the timezone to work with timezone offsets, however named timezones are still preferred because timezone offsets are not as accurate.

2.7.4

  • fixed bug with the MyWebsiteAdvisor Plugin Installer Page.
  • added option to the help menu, 'More Free Plugins' section to enable and disable the 'MyWebsiteAdvisor' Plugins installer menu.

2.7.3

  • updated the MyWebsiteAdvisor Plugin Installer Page to include the option to remove the installer page and menu.
  • updated links to the plugin installer to use the search by author feature when the plugin installer is disabled.
  • updated readme file description and requirements.

2.7.2

  • resolved issues with downloading large files

2.7.1

  • resolved more issues with disk_free_space errors on 32 bit servers
  • updated plugin FAQs
  • updated readme file

2.7.0

  • fixed filemtime warning when creating backup
  • updated readme file
  • updated FAQs in readme and in plugin help menu

2.6.9

  • updated contextual help, removed deprecated filter and updated to preferred method
  • updated plugin upgrades info tab on plugin settings page
  • added uninstall and deactivation functions to clear plugin settings

2.6.8

  • updated readme file
  • added plugin upgrades tab on plugin settings page

2.6.7

  • updated readme file

2.6.6

  • created new tutorial vid, updated tutorial video links

2.6.5

  • updated readme file, due to the add_help_tab() function, the plugin requires at least WordPress version 3.3
  • added notification about required version if an older version of WP is installed

2.6.4

  • updated backup manager FTP system to work better with large files (2+ GB)
  • added tab for tutorial video on plugin settings tabs
  • added a link for plugin tutorial page on our website on the plugin row meta links on plugins page

2.6.3

  • updated readme file, added tutorial video.
  • updated plugin help menu, added tutorial video.

2.6.2

  • fixed issue with Simple_Backup_FTP_Tools::connection_test() method causing warnings.
  • updated screenshots
  • updated readme, added link to Restoring Backups Tutorial

2.6.1

  • added ftp storage system
  • added .htaccess security for local backup storage
  • added secure file download system to compliment the .htaccess security
  • updated admin interface with create backup button always at the top
  • added to diagnostics, display estimated file and database backup sizes as well as disk free space

2.6

  • updated plugin to use WordPress settings API
  • consolidated the plugin settings so they are all stored in one main setting, rather than individual settings in wp-options table
  • updated plugin settings page with tabs, rather than scrolling down the page
  • reorganized entire plugin file layout
  • resolved issues with large file backups causing timeout errors

2.5.2

  • added label elements around checkboxes to make the label text clickable.
  • added function exists check for the sys_getloadavg function so it does not cause fatal errors on MS Windows Servers

2.5.1

  • fixed plugin settings screen
  • updated plugin to be compatible with PHP 5.2

2.5

  • added Backup Manager under Tools Menu
  • updated backup file display to use WP_List_Table class
  • added check for timezone, if time zone is not set, the backup files do not display the correct time.
  • updated settings page interface so it will display better on small screens.
  • added check for PHP version 5.3 for compatibility with DateTime class

2.4.1

  • fixed several issues causing notices in debug.log
  • added plugin version number to debug info panel.
  • updated the backup file display to show the local time and date.
  • updated readme file.

2.4

  • updated the filesystem backup function, resolved issue with backing up the excluded directory.

2.3.6

  • tested and tagged for compatibility with WordPress version 3.5
  • updated incorrect plugin link

2.3.5

  • resolved array_merge function warning

2.3.4

  • added rate this plugin link in plugin row meta links on plugin screen
  • added upgrade plugin link in plugin row meta links on plugin screen
  • resolved notices and warnings about undefined index

2.3.3

  • added link to rate and review this plugin on WordPress.org.

2.3.2

  • fixed readme file syntax

2.3.1

  • updated plugin activation php version check which was causing out of place errors.

2.3

  • added contextual help menu with faqs and support link
  • fixed broken links

2.2

  • added wordpress optimization functions
  • added database table check and optimize functions
  • added plugin screenshots

2.1

  • added database optimization feature to compress DB before backup

2.0

  • added additional links for support, other plugins, upgrades, etc.
  • added error checking to see if PHP safe mode is enabled, or if exec functions are disabled.

1.8

  • added --single-transaction option to mysqldump command

1.7

  • minor bug fix, improper opening php tag, needs to be <?php rather than <? for compatibility.

1.6

  • resolved timeout issues when making very large backups

1.5

  • Added the -h (host name) option for 'mysqldump' data base backup to allow backup of remote DB servers.

1.4

  • Added option to display the output generated by the backup commands for debugging purposes.

1.3

  • Fixed re-direction glitch after backup files are deleted
  • Added mysqldump command check to the plugin diagnostic

1.2

  • Added support for alternative methods of backup and compression
  • Added ability to back up wordpress database
  • Improved plugin diagnostic functionality to check for backup and compression functions

1.1

  • Fixed some of the links for support

1.0

  • Initial release

Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-2-26
Downloads: 146,760

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