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WordPress Backup Plugins Comparison

You need backup plugins to backup your website so that you can restore it in case you have a breakdown. There are many of them in the WordPress backup world. The most popular backup plugins are BackWPup, BackUpWordPress, Duplicator, UpdraftPlus and VaultPress. But which one to choose? To simplify your choice, we put together the table “WordPress Backup Plugins Comparison” and compared the backup plugins mentioned above.

WordPress Backup Plugins Comparison : Your lucid table*

FEATURES9 Mio. downloads
File Backup
Database Backup
Restore from Backup via backendGo ProNew!
Standalone Restore AppGo ProNew!
Encrypt Backup ArchivesGo ProNew!Premium
Restore Encrypted BackupsGo ProNew!Premium
Multisite SupportProPremium
Run Jobs ManuallySome Packages
Schedule JobsProOnly Daily
Database Check
WordPress XML Export
List of installed Plugins
Multiple Destinations per JobPremium
Database Backup for Additional DatabasesGo ProPremium
Backup Custom File PathsPremium
Import / Export Job Settings as XMLGo Pro
Backup Setup WizardGo Pro
Synchronize files to e.g. Dropbox, Google DriveGo Pro
Google DriveGo ProPro
Amazon GlacierGo Pro
Amazon S3ProPro
MS AzureProPremium
Rackspace Cloud FilesPro

*Current Status of this table: June, 2018. We give our best to keep this table current.

As you can see, these backup plugins are both available in a free and a fee-based version. Everywhere you see a “✓”, the feature is available in the free version. The “✘” marks out the features being not available. Everywhere we wrote “Premium” or “Pro”, you have to get the fee-based version in order to use that feature.