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BackUpWordPress

Simple automated backups of your WordPress-powered website.

42 reviews
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4.7 out of 5 stars
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Didn't do anything
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As others have said, it didn't do anything. Just sat there for hours and never completed after several attempts. Other backup plug-ins worked. It's a shame because I see the other good reviews and wonder why it won't work on my WP site.

Doesn't do anything
By , for WP 3.6.1

It doesn't do anything, remains on "starting backup" for 2 hours, just for a 2MB database back up.

Unfit for Purpose
By , for WP 4.5.2

Strike 1: How do I restore my site from a backup? Quote: "You need to download the latest backup file either by clicking download on the backups page or via...". Wrong: "Download" option does not exist, only the 'Delete' option exists. Yes, you can restore your database using phpmyadmin, but you don't need this plugin to do that.

Strike 2: Extremely slow response on my WordPress Dashboard.

With hundreds of backup plugins available, two strikes and your deleted.

Useless
By , for WP 4.5.2

All plugin functionality has been blocked for me. I have an absurd amount of free space, and the plugin thinks it's not enough to make a backup, so it simply doesn't allow me to.

Here is the error it gives me:
Your server only has 11 GB of disk space left which probably isn't enough to complete a backup. Try deleting some existing backups or other files to free up space.

Could not get BackUpWordPress plugin to run
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Could not get the BackUpWordPress plugin to run on 2 different hosts with the help of Human Made Limited's very responsive support person. Would have liked to use this plugin, because the management features were well organized.

unable to connect to my database after putting back my backup
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I made a backup and after a direct recover I get the message:
unable to connect to my database
I did check my wp-config.php and my dbase in my siteadmin and the settings are ok.
So this program messed up my complete website.

One of the worst plugins i ever used, no support!
By , for WP 4.4.2

i have all paid addons for this plugin bought, but every time developer update it break functionality, disabling updates:

An error occurred while updating BackUpWordPress To Google Drive: Download failed. Internal Server Error

customer support is done by third party named Kati, who is not a developer and reply that she will contact developer on every message we send

as of today, i have 60 web sites with broken backup plugins, uploads to Dropbox and Gdrive fell every time.

by far the worst plugin and service i ever received!

I'm fed up !
By , for WP 4.4.2

2016 I give up! the plugin worked great in 2015 and since the last update; no need to make me believe that it works because I lost time to believe the statements of each other because it DOES NOT WORK. I uninstall!

Does not work
By , for WP 4.3.1

When I count on it it does not work properly... The same this time, I needed my DB but noticed that the last one was made successfully a month ago...

Would be great if it worked...but it doesn't
By , for WP 4.4

I have had this plug in for about 6 months and through several plug in and WP versions. I setup daily (dbase only), weekly (full), monthly (full) backups.

The daily dbase backups seemed to work for a couple of months, then just stopped; the weekly/monthly backups never worked...not once. I use a standard setup, I would say, with Godaddy and Cpanel - nothing that should be out of the ordinary really.

I did a bit of research to try to see if there was a simple fix, but did not find anything. Very disappointed as it seemed to have just the features I was hoping for.

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