WordPress 4.3 compatibility

WordPress 4.3, the next major release, is coming soon. We’re pleased to be able to say something very simple: the current release of UpdraftPlus is fully compatible with it, and so is the development version that will become our next release. This is based upon...

Capacity upgraded!

As UpdraftPlus keeps growing, and as we anticipate even faster growth after the launch of UpdraftPlus Vault, we’ve been working on a server upgrade. In case you noticed 5 minutes of down-time earlier today – that was it! So far, our servers have been...

WordPress 4.2.3 is out – security release

In case you’ve not spotted it, WordPress 4.2.3, has been released – and it contains two important security fixes, stopping privileged but non-admin users from upgrading to admin level without permission, and stopping any logged-in user from creating draft...

Trusted by half a million sites

As of today, WordPress.Org is now reporting 500,000+ active installs for UpdraftPlus (up from 400,000+; WordPress.Org only reports installs to 1 significant figure). That places UpdraftPlus in an elite group of only 28 WordPress plugins. We’ve added the extra...

UpdraftVault approaches…

UpdraftVault is getting very near now. We’re hoping for the first week of July, all being well. Not yet heard about UpdraftVault? Follow this link for our initial blog post. Compared to other features, this new feature has involved a lot of working outside of...

Faster backups coming your way!

Following a support conversation with a customer on a slightly different issue, we realised that there was potential for a signification optimisation in UpdraftPlus’s zip creation engine, when the default engine is being used. We’ve now implemented and...