The new version BackWPup 3.5 has been released and the main novelty regards the introduction in the PRO version of the long-awaited restore functionality: in this way, if something is wrong on your site, you can restore the system more quickly and automatically from BackWPup plugin, using a previously created backup archive.
To download the new release, buy the PRO version on backwpup.com. Or, if you already have the PRO version installed, upgrade directly from the WordPress dashboard.
BackWPup 3.5: fasten your seatbelts, now restoring your site is much faster!
Restore a backup archive
This new feature requires only to select the previously created backup package and press a button: as a result, the restore process will bring the system back to its previous state, restoring the files and the database in a totally automatic way.
Restore from destination
The procedure can also be initiated by the destinations, in fact, backups previously created and saved on Google Drive, Amazon S3, Dropbox, FTP server, or on a folder in the server can be directly restored without the need for additional steps. So relax, BackWPup will take care of everything.
Restore with a dedicated Standalone App
What if the system was compromised and it was not possible to use BackWPup for recovery? No problem, the new version includes a standalone app that allows independently to restore the system from backups created with BackWPup. I really need a standalone app? If you’re not convinced, check out this: Why a BackWPup Restore standalone-app? Do you want to know how it works? Here’s a more detailed guide: Install BackWPup stanalone-app.
We would like to tell you more … Well, actually we do it already, have a look here: BackWPup Pro with Restore feature.
Changelog: the whole truth
Restoring is the main functionality, but furthermore there is still something else to add. Here is the complete list of changes in version 3.5 and version 3.5.1 that include fixes for the Free version of the plugin too:
- Call to a member function close() on null
- Cannot use object of type WP_Error as array
- Can’t use function return value in write context
- Compatibility with PHP 5.3
- Decreased size of plugin by purging unneeded files
- Added: Restore for pro version
- Fixed: stylesheet was being included on frontend
Other features coming soon
While we write BackWPup continues to evolve and we will soon release new features. Would you like to know more? Keep reading!
The GDPR, the new European Privacy Regulation, is already in force and so the next release of BackWPup will provide new interesting tools to ensure compatibility with this regulation. First of all, the most important is the Encryption of the archives because it lets you keep safe your personal data saved in the backup archives, and also let only the authorized owner to access that data. But be patient, soon more details will be provided about this topic. So, stay connected for the next news!
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If you want to deepen further this topic you can check out our restore articles here: Restore Articles.
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