Simple automated back ups of your WordPress powered website.
I find it very useful but sometimes I have noticed problems for automatic backups.
Great tool: simple but working and totally reliable.
It could be implemented with multiple settings where to specify which tables/dirs to backup.
Hi, valuable plugin, thank you!
I just used it to back up a new site I'm building.
 On the dashboard, it says my database is 725k. I hit "run now" to back it up. The resulting backup is 111k.
I'm wondering if this is right? Is it highly compressed? Or just backs up some part of the whole database? (Newbie!)
 I had been under the impression this plugin would back up images, posts, pages, plugins and media as well.... doesn't seem to do that. I must have misunderstood.
UPDATED REVIEW (April 20, 2013)
I have to deduct one star from my original review because I just discovered that the database backups created by this plugin do not enclose timestamp values in quotes. The missing delimiters generate a syntax error when I try to import the database from a backup file in phpMyAdmin. This means that databases containing timestamp values cannot be restored directly from the backup file created by this plugin; however, I developed a temporary workaround for this problem and have posted it here:
ORIGINAL REVIEW (March 13, 2013)
I used to use the WP-DB-Backup plugin to back up the database on all my WordPress sites, but that plugin hasn't been updated in over two years and didn't work at all on a new WordPress 3.5.1 site I'm building. I decided to look for something else and found BackUpWordPress, which I absolutely love!
I love that BackUpWordPress lets me back up both the database and the file system. Plus, it compresses the backups using the zip file format, which Windows PCs understand without any special software. I love that I can set up separate schedules to back up the database and file system automatically, at whatever intervals I choose, and keep as many backup copies as I want. I love that I can store the backups on the server and easily download them with a mouse click right within WordPress — I don't need to access the cPanel on my web host to save backups on my local machine.
This plugin is a great choice for web hosts that provide automatic daily file backups. If you want the added security of encryption and cloud-based storage, Online Backup for WordPress looks promising.
Thanks for a great backup solution!
P.S. To find out how to control the plugin's advanced settings, go to the Manage Backups screen, click on Help in the upper right corner, then click on Constants in the left sidebar — there are lots of goodies to be found there!
The UI is very simple, but functional.
It has got a problem with one of my sites - when running on schedule, it stuck on backing up a 100+ MB database, never finishes it. I'd like to get a bit more info on why is that happening, any sort of a log file. When I initiate the job manually, it runs quick and OK.
This plugin is easy to install and set up to either provide database, file or both backups on your schedule. Works great and one of my "must have" plugins or all of my WordPress sites.
Works great with 1and1 shared hosting. Five stars if I could edit the backup time (4AM etc...).
The best out there for Free.99.
I'm having a hard time with larger backups. Other than that, it works good!
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