• Spent hours trying to connect this app to Google Drive! And I still haven’t managed to work it out. I have successfully done this before with 5, yes, 5 other websites, but this time, with this version it is not possible. The most un-user-friendly app I have ever used.

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  • Plugin Author David Anderson

    (@davidanderson)

    Hi,

    Please can you open a support topic? https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/updraftplus/ It’d be helpful to explain what problems you had, and how it differed from the sites you succeeded on.

    Possibly you have a site on which you have historical settings from the days (a couple of years ago?) when setup was manual? If so, try wiping the settings using the facility in the ‘Advanced Tools’ tab.

    David

    dcmedia

    (@dcmedia)

    Dave, spent most of today also trying to configure this app to work with google drive and couldn’t. Tried numerous times with the latest UpdraftPlus, wiped the settings, uninstalled, reinstalled, deleted the plugin via ftp, authenticated a zillion times, activated unsafe apps in the google account and no luck. Went to an older install that hasn’t been updated installed that via ftp, created a google API that old way with the keys added the DEFINE code to the wp-config a zillion times, I actually have 8 Updraft API projects pending deletion because I thought I may have created them wrong, and still no luck. Tried your competitor’s plugins and they are all shit. Nearly threw my laptop against the wall a few times. Your wipe setting doesn’t completely wipe the setting by the way, leaves residue preferences that I selected even after I wiped, deactivated deleted and even deleted the Updraft folder outside of the WordPress plugins folder. Gave up on google drive created a dropbox account and it worked first go. Has you plugin left a bad taste in my mouth, yeah. Made me question whether I want to design websites for a living.

    Plugin Author David Anderson

    (@davidanderson)

    Hi,

    Configuring Google Drive hasn’t involved any configuration – creating or managing your own app – for a couple of years. Some screenshots would help. Sounds most likely that you’ve got an old define from years ago in a configuration file somewhere that’s forcing UD into legacy mode.

    David

    dcmedia

    (@dcmedia)

    Nope, totally wrong! Brand new WordPress install and a brand new UpdraftPlus install using the latest versions on a new server. Yes, the latest version of UpdraftPlus doesn’t require any keys or managing your own app. But like I said that didn’t work. ONLY AFTER I tried a zillion times to make UpdraftPlus connect to Google Drive with conflicting error and success notifications using the LATEST UpdraftPlus version DID I try, using an older version of UpdraftPlus that requires keys etc but also with no luck. This is not my first rodeo and I have way more experience than your average person doing their first install. Your average person would have given up the first few times and purchase your PRO version, which is perhaps how it’s designed now. Anyway, that’s why I gave your app a 1-star review.
    I call it how I see it!

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