Happy Christmas 2015

A very happy Christmas from team UpdraftPlus to each and every customer. To help with the unwinding, here’s a version of my personal favourite Christmas song, performed by Hillsdale College, Michigan: “A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices, For yonder...

Google Chrome 45 and WordPress

If you use Google Chrome as your browser, then you probably don’t know what version you’ve got installed – Chrome automatically updates itself, and doesn’t make a fuss about it. And that’s fine – we’ve all got better things to...

Estimated time until your backup completes…

Trying to predict the future timings of a backup on shared web hosting with certain web hosting companies I could mention reminded me of this cartoon from XKCD… Which is why UpdraftPlus does not estimate how long your backup will take to complete! Instead, it...

Do you write plugins?

This is a bit of a minority interest… but if you provide plugins for others, then you might be interested in a new free plugin from our sister company. It’s the “Simba Plugin Updates Manager”, available for free from here in the wordpress.org...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from Team UpdraftPlus to all our customers! To help you celebrate, here’s a beautiful version of “O Holy Night” from Il Divo: “The King of kings lay thus lowly manger; In all our trials born to be our friend. He knows our need,...

Interested in selling WordPress plugins? (Off-topic)

When we started selling a paid WordPress plugin, there was an initial shock. We not only had to write the plugin, but to write our own system for distributing and providing updates; and integrate it into our website. Now, at the end of 2013, there are some somewhat...