Flexible, scheduled WordPress backups to any location
I like this plugin a lot. All the work is done at night, all by itself. :)
A tremendous amount of work has gone into this plugin. I've been using it for a few months now and it gets better with every update.
Update: With this latest release, we are able to make backups again, thank goodness! This is the BackWPup that I've grown to know and love - better than ever. Happy to recommend this plugin again!
I have installed and activate the plugin and all works fine. I don't understand this comments before.
Found this plugin very useful until there came out version 3.xx. With this came messages in the Admin-Area, Slowing Down of the whole installation, User-Roles, that i never asked for (maybe more, but after seeing this, i turned it off). Therefore replaced the Plugin everywhere I could find it.
For me an example, where developers tried to invent something very sophisticated (in German we would say: die Eierlegende-Wollmilch-Sau) and while trying this, forgot about users and usability.
I should never have updated this plug-in. My entire site is now down.
The backups never successfully e-mailed me, anyway.
I don't know what I was thinking.
Hi. (I'm a non-native speaker of English. Please forgive my English.)
I upgraded BackWPup to 3.0.2 from 2.1.17, and "No MySQLi extension found" errors occurred while backing up WP database.
I'm using web hosting service without MySQLi extension installed.
I asked the hosting provider to install MySQLi, but they replied that for now, they're not planning it.
If possible, I'd like to keep using BackWPup.
top notch, works great also with multisite
It's a little frustrating (I'm being kind) to find that the upgrade to the new version makes the option to backup to Amazon S3 disappear. It's also quite aggravating to visit the MarketPress site to find the support forum completely redone and completely devoid of documentation for the free version. I did get a pretty quick response to a pre-sales support request (the only place to ask anything about the free version) about the S3 issue - it requires PHP 5.3.3. Apparently, BlueHost, one of the largest hosting companies hasn't received that message. My recommendation is to skip this new version for a bit until they get the transition to the paid version complete. I never use version x.0 of anything for this exact reason. Stick with the previous free version for now.
I use it on 4 of my sites, it went from a pretty good and reliable backup plugin to a bloated mess, its basically broken, both in function (backups now run forever or fail, with update settings got lost, settings that used to work don't anymore,...) and in the UI (before you could setup the backup on one page, now its multiple pages for every little thing, way more easy to get lost in the options), yeah really big step down!
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