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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

22 reviews
Average Rating
3.7 out of 5 stars
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Gigantic 'Gotcha' - Useless when you need it.
By , for WP 4.5.3

Useless because the developer has never released a working version of the restore plugin.

So, after a year of false security, watching my site being backed up each week, when the crap hit the whilrling blades and I really need it, there's no possibility of a Restore.

Wish I'd read the other poor reviews before relying on it.

Took everything down
By , for WP 4.5.2

I installed this plugin and started the process of Backing up. It started running and after 15 minutes timed out with an error.

I deactivated and deleted the plugin but it kept trying to run in the background and took my site down by overloading the Memory and then created 2.3GB of files in its directory.

Worst wordpress plugin I have ever tried to use. Stay away.

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.

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.

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.

no restore .... what's the point ?
By ,

How do I restore my website?
Restoring can be a complicated process because every host is different. You can try and follow the steps in this blog post, if that does not work I would consult your web developer for help.

what kind of answer is that ......??????

Very slooooow....
By , for WP 4.2.1

Sucks CPU time 24 hours/day. It'll pause for 5 minutes at a time, then restart, and back up a few files in 5 minutes, then pauses again. It still uses CPU time while paused.
I thought it'd be faster if I purchased the zip plugin; that took twice as long as the non-zip version, and still didn't finish.

I switched to a competing plugin, which finished in minutes vs. hours for this one.

Too slow in my case
By , for WP 4.1

DAYS and DAYS to backup roughly 90+MB on Siteground I uninstalled it. Too bad looked promising, and easy to configure.

Nothing short of daylight robbery
By , for WP 4.0

This has been probably the worst experience ever with a developer. The plugin never worked even when I paid to upgrade. I emailed the developer and I was asked for an admin account. I provided one and waited for literally MONTHS sending several emails leaving large time gaps between them. The developer responded a couple of times at the beginning but never again afterwards. I even tracked him on social profiles and sent messages, no response. I had to delete the admin account and plugin in the end. My money taken for nothing, this has taken over 3 months of patience. If this is not fraud then I don't know what is.

Doesn't compress the backup
By , for WP 4.0

This plugin doesn't compress the backup. If you want your backup to be zipped, you must buy a premium add-on. Without the compression, backup is extremely slow... I have waited more than one hour to complete.

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