What do you think of our new video?

After a few weeks of discussion, story-boarding and editing, a professional actor from the USA, a script writer and motion graphics genius more used to working for TV, we’re very happy with our new 55 second video!  Thanks particularly to Michael Wakelam from...

And… the sale is back online!

In case you were trying to take advantage of our birthday sale offers, (that’s a link to an offer available to everyone – many existing customers have also received exclusive tailor-made deals) and found that our website had melted under the demand…...

New website design – and a coupon!

At very long last… updraftplus.com has a new website design. We had a few false starts internally along the way, and what you can now see is just stage 1: more is planned (especially the front page, which is still basically the same). We now have a responsive...

Unplanned downtime

As many of you noticed, on Sunday updraftplus.com had some unplanned downtime when connecting via https. This was caused by a crash in our PHP-cacheing module, XCache, which could not be fixed by our automated monitoring solution. We have tweaked the part of our site...

Digital downloads to the EU from January 1st

We’re pleased to say that it looks like we’re going to meet the January 1st deadline to be ready for the EU’s new VAT law, for selling digital goods to EU buyers. This is thanks to our sister company’s “WooCommerce EU VAT...

New add-ons – go get ’em!

The new add-ons for Bitcasa (A Dropbox competitor with up to 20Gb of free space on new accounts) and extra Google Drive features (allowing users managing multiple WordPress sites to store backups in arbitrary folders of their Google Drive) are now available. As...

Pay in pounds sterling!

Today we’ve added a new payment option to the site: pay in pounds sterling (GBP). If you are based in the UK, or through trading had a balance in British currency, or for whatever reason just prefer sterling to US dollars, then payments are now a little...

Coming up…

We’ve been doing a lot of work on our “internals” in the last few weeks – web servers, update servers, graceful handling of coupons for renewals + upgrades, etc. The ever-increasing popularity of UpdraftPlus has forced this on us. We’ve...