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BackWPup - WordPress Backup Plugin

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


326 reviews
Average Rating
4 out of 5 stars
Wouldn't connect to dropbox for the file upload process
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Keep getting the following error

ERROR: Dropbox API: (7) Failed to connect to api-content.dropbox.com port 443: Connection timed out

I've checked with my VPS host, port 443 is open and we can telnet to the dropbox api URL successfully, and dropbox authentication is confirmed (and working) but uploading just fails every time for dropbox

Chose to go with UpDraftPlus plugin instead since it's more reliable at the moment.

Real shame as I've been a big fan of BackWPUp until now.

very good
By , for WP 4.4.1

Thank you

Excellent and useful backup plugin.
By , for WP 4.4.1

BackWPup is a fully automated backup plugin that lets you create and even upload backups to your favorite CDN automatically.

One of the most useful features we found is that you can exclude thumbnails from a backup. Which essentially saved us up to 6 GB! This was mainly due to a faulty plugin that created a lot of duplicate thumbnails.

The only thing that seems to be missing here is to set how many backups it should make before overriding older backups. As of now, it just makes backups until you run out of space.

A very advisable plugin, especially for those who have a CDN and possibly the same thumbnail problem that we had.

Thank you.

Simple, effective backup solution
By , for WP 4.4.1

Great plugin; thanks! :-) I only use a few of the options, but it has been a great help for making backups; much appreciated!

Saved my website
By , for WP 4.4.1

Saved my website. Great job!
Small file size since it does not store WordPress Core - all you need to do is a fresh install of WordPress and upload the backup (and select overwrite existing files).


Fantastic. Friendly User Interface. Works!
By , for WP 4.4.1

Worked like a charm. I love the progress meter, the live working log, and the ability to mail the log to me if an error occurs. Well designed and FREE! Nice!

Great plugin
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I'm loving the plugin because you can set it up so that it backs up exactly what you need to.

Free version works fine
By , for WP 4.4

Very easy to use, good documentation and functionability.

very good plugin
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beauty and functional plugin.

can you add the option to backup in copy.com, a lot of people prefer copy to dropbox.

thanks a lot.

Fifty Stars
By , for WP 4.4

Muck muck muck. I kiss who wrote this plugin.

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