How to backup to Google Drive

WPMU have published a guide on how to backup to Google Drive, as their “weekend WordPress project”. You can see it here. Alternatively, our own guide is here: http://updraftplus.com/support/configuring-google-drive-api-access-in-updraftplus/ Setting up...

Dropbox – big pricing drop

At UpdraftPlus, we really like Dropbox. Easy to use, a couple of gigabytes of free storage, easy sharing, reliable, and good documentation for us developers. UpdraftPlus supports more cloud storage options than any other backup plugin – but when someone says...

UpdraftPlus on social media

UpdraftPlus is now on social media… please do follow/like/etc. us and keep in touch! We want to build a lasting relationship with our customers, and hope that you’ll use this opportunity to keep up with our future news and innovations. Here are the links:...

UpdraftPlus 1.9.19

UpdraftPlus 1.9.19 – our latest and greatest – is in the process of being released. You should see it in your dashboard shortly. This is a low-impact update, and we recommend it to all. It contains a laundry list of minor tweaks for efficiency,...

WordPress 4.0 is coming…

We’ve been taking a look at the upcoming WordPress 4.0 release (the 4th, and probably last, beta was released earlier this week). It’s not going to be a very dramatic upgrade for users. Were you expecting that a big .0 release means a lot of changes? Not...

Automate! Automate! Automate!

Here’s a story from the IT press: Sony forgot to renew their domain name, sonyonline.net. Not only that, but the renewal and expiry reminders were going to an email address that nobody was reading. Oops. Eventual result: the domain name was suspended, and lots...

Compatible with WordPress 3.9.2

WordPress 3.9.2 has just been released – a security release with some important fixes. Most users will benefit from WordPress’s helpful automatic self-updating for minor, security releases, within the next 24 hours. But if not, then you should update...

Use quality plugins!

Hunting for a WordPress plugin often means entering a jungle. There are tens of thousands out there… which to use? How to avoid getting burned? Is the plugin going to be supported? Will it be maintained and compatible with next year’s WordPress? Does it...