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WordPress Backup to Dropbox

Keep your valuable WordPress website, its media and database backed up to Dropbox in minutes with this sleek, easy to use plugin. Need help? Please em

93 reviews
Average Rating
3.8 out of 5 stars
This plugin throws GIGANTIC error logs
By , for WP 4.5

This used to work just fine, but I am removing this plugin from all my websites as it throws gigantic error logs. 1065MB for instance which fills all available disk space.
I was hoping they would note this and make a change, but they have not. So sadly I say goodbye.

Great utility
By , for WP 4.4.2

WPB2D is a great utility: It's simple and it works. Having an automated backup really gives you a nice peace of mind. Would have rated it five stars, but it doesn't run under PHP 7.0. If you are running PHP 5.6 or older, you'll be fine.

Not what I hoped for
By , for WP 4.4.1

I've been using the plugin for a while hoping it would "work" at some point. I love the idea of having a backup in my dropbox. But, I've had issues with this since I installed it. Error logs are going crazy. I've yet to get a complete backup. I've given this more than a chance and I'm uninstalling.

I use it since years
By , for WP 4.4.2

It's awesome.

thx - great job !!!

Sorry, have to give bad review
By , for WP 4.4.2

I use two backup plugins for my site: BackUpForWordPress and this one. The first one creates backups in a subfolder of my site and provides an easy link to download the zip file.

I had been merrily going along assuming this plugin was regularly backing up my site to DropBox. Not so. I just checked and there were no complete backups in DrobBox. I, as other users have reported, was getting incessant notifications that image files were being updated. I was puzzled because these were files that normally don't change, so I can only conclude that this plugin was continuously attempting to backup my site but only managed to change a few files with each attempt.

I am giving the harsh 1 star because of all things, a backup solution must be bullet proof to be of any use. I am glad i'm also using another plugin; users who rely on this one might be in for a nasty surprise if they need to restore.

huge error_log files created
By ,

I've used this plugin on multiple sites for over a year, but now it's creating larger error files. Hope an update someday resolves this. It's been brought up in forums, with no update yet. I'm switching.

Nice Plugin for backup
By , for WP 4.3.1

Worked well for me. Thanks!

By , for WP 4.3.1

Semplice e immediato da utilizzare, backup programmabili. Una volta impostato (veramente facilissimo anche per i novelli di WordPress) fa il suo lavoro a dovere.

Works but ridiculously slow
By , for WP 4.3.1

Set my backup to go - 24 hours later it's still backing up files. Seems to get bored after about 5 minutes every hour then wakes itself up again on the next hour. No idea when it will finish.

Crazy slow.

Excelente Pluging - Confiable y Fácil de Restaurar
By , for WP 4.3.1

He instalado este pluging en mi sitio web, durante varios meses y por haber tenido que cambiar de emergencia el servicio de Hosting, utilice el respaldo guardado en Dropbox para reinstalar todo el sitio a el nuevo Hosting, los pasos son muy fácil y funciono perfectamente.

Pasos para Restaurar con WordPress Backup to Dropbox Restore

1) Instale el WordPress en el nuevo Hosting.

2) Recupere de Dropobox, las carpeta wp-content y los archivos .htaccess, wp-config.php y robots.txt

3) Copie la capeta y archivos indicados en el punto 2, en el nuevo Hosting, con su acceso FTP.

4) Cree una BD y el usuario a la BD con los permisos necesarios.

5) Utilice el archivo de respaldo de la BD ubicado en wp-content-> backups->nombre_de_la_bd-backup.sql y lo subi al phpMyAdmin.

6) Antes de subir el archivo nombre_de_la_bd-backup.sql al phpMyAdmin, edite el nombre de la BD y coloque el nuevo nombre.

7) En el phpMyAdmin busque la opción de ejecutar archivos .sql, pero tambien puede copiarlo en la ventana de ejecución de SQL y lo ejecuta.

8) Copie el archivo de wp-config.php en la carpeta del wordpress, donde esta el .htaccess, pero previamente abra el archivo y modifique el nombre de la BD en el parámetro define('DB_NAME', 'su-nueva-BD') y el usuario de BD en el parámetro define('DB_USER', 'su-nuevo-usuario-de-BD'), con el creado en el punto 4.

9) Como recomendación, solo respalde, la carpeta wp-content y los archivos .htaccess, wp-config.php y robots.txt

Si requieren una mejor explicación o ayuda, contactame en info@jclconsultor.com o entren a mi sitio web WordPress Backup To Dropbox Restore Paso A Paso, esta guía la estoy documentando progresivamente.

JCL Consultor

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