New direct site-to-site instructions

Here’s the guide – with lots of screenshots – for our new “send data direct site to site” feature. You can see how it works – and, we believe, how easy it is to use. David Anderson (founder, lead developer, UpdraftPlus)...

Why are hackers interested in your website?

Did you know, that people are trying to break into your WordPress website basically all the time? This comes as a shock to some – I’ve seen a few anxious requests for guidance from people who read their logs, and discovered that attacks were going on....

Plugin of the week : Redirection

Next up in our occasional “recommended plugin” series is…¬† “Redirection”. It does one thing, and does it well – something that always appeals to site builders looking to develop knowledge of a set of tools that can cover them in any...

Understanding how WordPress installs plugins

Understanding how WordPress installs plugins is a great piece of knowledge: 1) it’s actually fairly simple, and 2) it can get you out of a lot of problems. In this article, we’re going to learn about that, and see what we can do with it. Of course, you...

Lock your UpdraftPlus settings

UpdraftPlus has been very popular with website builders and developers – many of whom continue to provide service to their customers, by managing their backups for them. Sometimes, you want the website owner to have admin access to the WordPress dashboard...