WordPress Plugin Of The Week: UpdraftPlus

This week we’re very excited to tell you about UpdraftPlus – our plugin of the week.

We believe that the ability to backup your WordPress site should be an easy and reliable process.

And when it comes to saving all of your hard work there should be no compromise, just incase the unimaginable happens and everything disappears into a digital blackhole. Gone forever (yikes).

There are complicated and inefficient plugins that could help avoid this but they’re often just a little too, well, ‘complicated and inefficient’…

Fear not. We think we’ve found the answer!

UpdraftPlus is an extremely helpful and reliable backup, restoration and migration plugin for WordPress. It is particularly popular amongst the community and for good reason too. Whether you’re looking to save the data on your site, restore a previously saved site or clone/migrate your site from one server to another, UpdraftPlus has the solution.

Here are just a few reasons why UpdraftPlus is a great backup/migration plugin for WordPress:

Your new best friend:

-UpdraftPlus has had over 2,600,000 downloads and a rating of 4.9/5 on the WordPress plugin site. This thing really works, trust us.

-It is ‘designed to run everywhere that WordPress runs’ and backups are simple, fast and secure (what more could you want?).

-UpdraftPlus is multi-site compatible, supports non-WordPress files and can even support sites of 50gb (maybe even more, they don’t know their limits yet).

Made to fit:

-You can schedule automatic backups, set at various intervals, or simply do them manually.

-Choose how many historical backups you want keep and automatically delete any unwanted ones.

-Updraft keeps you informed on the time until your next backup.

-Automatically back up every time you update plugins or themes.

Up in the clouds:

-Store your backups safely in your Dropbox, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Rackspace Cloud, Copy.Com, OpenStack, FTP, SFTP, or WebDAV account.

-You can email them or keep them on your WordPress server (just incase).

Under lock and key:

-Backups can be encrypted and remain encrypted through cloud transport.

-Everything is tracked and logged, so you’re always in the know.

-The guys at Updraft also provide awesome support and work to fix any problems as quickly as possible.

UpdraftPlus is packed full of many more features to truly make it the most reliable and efficient backup plugin you can buy, tailor made for your own personal needs. To make the most of all the features available you’ll have to subscribe to one of the three paid premium plans however if you’re looking to test the water there is also a free plan as-well. What have you got to lose (other than all your data)?

We know you’ll love UpdraftPlus, so go ahead:

Check out their site

Download UpdraftPlus

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About the Author

Rachel Heslop

Hi I'm Rachel, content producer for Tap. Lover of travel, photography and a real foodie. I enjoy writing blogs so much that I also do it in my spare time!

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