Plugin Reviews

WP Offload S3 Lite

Copies files to Amazon S3 as they are uploaded to the Media Library. Optionally configure Amazon CloudFront for faster delivery.

38 reviews
Average Rating
4.1 out of 5 stars
I love your plugin
By , for WP 4.5.2

Good Plugin for my site but when my site have over 250.000 file how about speed load?

Doesn't work - doesn't upload
By , for WP 4.4.2

It gave a warning when I didn't have permissions configured properly, which was good, and there was a help page that enabled me to work through the process of setting up a policy to get it right.

But it doesn't upload to S3 and doesn't change the URL of the uploaded media. There is no message saying it wasn't able to upload. There is no information about how to troubleshoot, and there doesn't appear to be a prospect of getting any.

This sort of thing CAN work. A few years ago I had success with an earlier version or different plugin that did the same thing, I'm not sure which. But this one isn't working. I'm doing it with a simple, test installation to avoid other plugins that might complicate or interfere.

The best way to store assets in WordPress? Don't!
By , for WP 4.4.2

I use Git to develop and deploy WordPress sites. I also usually keep all of a site's assets inside of Git for smaller sites, as this adds another layer of backups. However, when a site starts getting a large number of image-heavy updates, it's time to move the images and uploads out of WordPress and onto something like Amazon S3. This plugin makes it easy and painless. As for the paid version? Just go for it. The time you'll save yourself is worth a lot more than what's being charged here. Really solid stuff.

By , for WP 4.4.2

I want to fault it, because I am convinced this can be done easily with some simple code.. but its free... and its been faultless, and actually contrary to my concerns.. its easy. My concerns seem to be about ownership and scale once my users start adding content to their profiles.I thought the pro price excessive, but if i make the money, then.. hmmm.. Im working through my psychological issues obviously. My problem is that it works beautifully.

Very Solid Plugin
By , for WP 4.4.2

I've been using this plugin in a handful of websites for a couple of years now and I can speak highly enough of it. I build church websites, which tend to include a lot of media. This plugin allows me to do backups efficiently because all of the content isn't on my server. Thanks Brad & team for a solid plugin.

Pay first , try later.
By , for WP 4.4.2

Nope. I don't recommend.
If you have an issue and are trying this plugin out to see if it's even a good fit for your site, you get no support period... unless some other user has pity on you and provides some feedback.

I have a problem of new uploaded media not showing up on S3 bucket (something the FREE version is supposed to do). I followed all the steps in his quick start guide and it doesn't work, yet he wants me to pay at least $60 dollars (lowest pro version cost) to find out why a free feature doesn't work.

Fantastic - transparent functionality
By , for WP 4.4

I am very impressed with this plugin, using with its companion Amazon Web Services plugin. I like how they are transparent - you don't even realize it is there and behaves as if you were saving everything locally. There have been a few bugs here and there, but the team addresses them quickly.

Best S3 plugin avaialble
By ,

We're using this plugin on our company blog. It's perfect!

By , for WP 4.1.1

It's straightforward, clean and a breeze to install and set-up.

There's plenty of information about S3 and CloudFront online (in general; or via AWS itself).

I'm glad development for this had continued (from the previous iterations), and especially because this time it's looking like it's for the long haul. Please keep up the fine work.

Wonderful plugin with potential improvement
By , for WP 4.1.1

The plugin works great. I am looking forward to the pro version. It is incredible to see the media urls change automatically

The only issue that I faced was that there is no documentation on how to Setup AWS so that the plugin works. There are a few blog posts so it is not impossible.

The only small complaint is the "blank" settings page once the AWS access keys have been added.

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