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BackWPup Free - WordPress Backup Plugin

Schedule complete automatic backups of your WordPress installation. Decide which content will be stored (Dropbox, S3…). This is the free version

244 reviews
Average Rating
3.8 out of 5 stars
A must have to secure a wordpress installation
By , for WP 4.2.2

Backuping a site is the most important thing a webmaster should do. This plugin do it for you. Install it, set it up and you'll never heard about it anymore (except if you need to restore !).
Great job.

Effective and very flexible
By , for WP 4.2.2

An excellent backup plugin.

  • It lets you create multiple jobs; each job can have different content, different destination &/or different frequency.
  • You can choose db &/or file
  • the choice of "files" is whichever subset that suits you
  • caters for many destinations.
  • you can copy and edit jobs
Very good!
By , for WP 4.2.1

Very good!

easy and perfect
By ,

it can schedule time and create multiple istances

In every site I build
By , for WP 4.2

I use this plugin for many years now, I install it in every site I work with.
And tonight, it saved my life for the first time.
Thank you guys <3

By , for WP 4.1.1

A backup plugin which doesn't have a RESTORE OPTION?! What is the use of that..it's like having a car that does not go in reverse! It is useless..I've spent 20 minutes learning how to use this plugin,configuring it and creating a backup, only to realize I can't restore my site from created backup?? You're lucky I didn't delete my site before realizing that!

I agree with RickC4: if there were zero stars you would get zero.

very good
By , for WP 4.1.1

installed and it's works like a charme

Good until it broke and then no support
By , for WP 4.1.1

I really liked this plugin due to its sync with Dropbox. It worked fine for a while but then started behaving badly.
Unfortunately, despite two support requests logged, chasing back and being patient for about 3 months, I got absolutely no response whatsoever.

I therefore had to delete this plugin and found another one (Updraft Plus) which does the same and is actually much easier to set up. However, it is slower than BackWPUp.

In the end I had though to go away from BackWPUp as I really needed a functioning backup plugin.

Wot no Restore?
By , for WP 4.1.1

I was given a backup of a site made with this plugin and disappointed to find no restore option.

I searched the web and found loads of posts of people with the same problem.

Anyone who has done any kind of IT work will tell you a backup is USELESS without a rapid means to restore.

I have used BackupBuddy which is OK, albeit that it struggles with very large sites and it is a cinch to restore, it also makes it easy to restore to a dev sub domain

So now I have to rip the backwpup backup file apart, restore the database, hope that the standard WP_ prefix was used or else inspect the DB to figure out then go edit all the parts that refer to the old site domain.

Probably half a days work in that alone and only then if it goes smoothly.

If there were zero stars you would get zero.

I would not recommend anyone uses this plugin

Thanks for this plugin
By ,

Seriously: thanks. It's amazing to have this tool, and for free.

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