Keep your valuable WordPress website, its media and database backed up to Dropbox in minutes with this sleek, easy to use plugin.
To diagnose issues with your plugin please refer to this sticky topic.
Restoring can be a complicated process because every host is different. You can try and follow the steps in this blog post, if that does not work I would consult your web developer for help.
By default PHP has its time limit set to 30 seconds. The plugin will attempt to set the time limit to unlimited in order to complete the backup, however if safe mode is enabled this will not be possible.
In addition the Apache TimeOut directive has a default of 300 seconds (5 minutes) that cannot be altered without manual intervention. It is not recommended you change this value.
However, the plugin has been designed to get around these limitations by using a backup monitor that will detect if the backup has gone away and resume it from where it stopped.
In short, this is a feature! :-)
It sure does. Your database tables will be dumped to a SQL file that can be used to import into a database when you need to restore or move your website.
The database is backed up into a file named '[database name]-backup.sql' and can be found at the path 'wp-content/backups' within the App folder of your Dropbox.
In order to save time and bandwidth the plugin only uploads files that have changed since the last backup. The only exception is your SQL dump file that will be uploaded every time.
Dropbox has this functionality built in and it is extremely easy to do, please checkout this blog post for more information.
You can also install the zip premium extension that will zip up all your files, including the SQL dumps, before uploading it to Dropbox allowing you to store multiple backups.
Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8
Last Updated: 2013-12-15
19 of 20 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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