How can I exclude a specific table from the backup?

(This capability exists in UpdraftPlus 1.9.65 (free) or 2.9.65 (paid) or later). Are you sure you want to do this? It’s always better to have too much backed up, than too little. If you are sure, then here’s how it’s done. This option isn’t...

Can I make a backup directly to my PC/Mac?

To make a backup and download it to your PC (or an external USB drive attached to your PC), you can do this in two steps: 1) Press the “Backup Now” button on the UpdraftPlus dashboard 2) When the backup has completed, click on the “Existing...

What is the most secure way to set up Rackspace Cloud Files?

Rackspace Cloud Files allows you to set up users that have access to only one container in your Cloud Files account – and to nothing else.┬áThis is the most secure configuration. It means that admin users on your WordPress site, even if they can copy the...

Do I need to back up WordPress core?

UpdraftPlus Premium has the option to back up WordPress core, and any other files that have been stored by hand in the WordPress root directory. Should you use this option? Normally, backup of WordPress core is unnecessary, since you can always download a new copy...