UpdraftPlus BackUp/Restore plugin has been used by more than 900,000 WordPress users. You may choose what files you want to back up – can be plugins, themes, uploads, database. Expert settings allow you to configure the debug mode, split the archives by setting the maximum file size, allowing you to delete the local backup, and more. Here’s a list of the remote storage applications that you can use when backing up your WordPress site. Please be guided by the information below:
15 Remote Storage Applications
- UpdraftPlus Vault – is a paid remote storage solely created for UpdraftPlus plugin. Prices depend on the amount of storage you want to avail.
- DropBox – simply connect your DropBox account (email address and password) and automatically the system will create Apps folder -> UpdraftPlus.com folder where the backup files will be stored.
- Amazon S3 – connect your Amazon account by entering your S3 access key, secret key, and location.
- Rackspace Cloud – a managed cloud storage that has various storage platforms you can choose from. If you have an account already, just enter your Rackspace account credentials such as Cloud Files API key and Cloud Files Container.
- Google Drive – connect your Google account and use the 15GB storage for free. In case you need more storage, you may upgrade to the paid service.
- Microsoft OneDrive – link your Microsoft Outlook/Hotmail account with your Google Drive ID and Google Drive Client Secret and be able to use the free 5GB storage. If you want more space, an upgrade is always available.
- FTP – connect with your web hosting FTP credentials (FTP hostname, FTP username, and FTP password) and make sure that a folder of the remote path is already created. Files will be stored in your hosting web space.
- Microsoft Azure – store your files in a virtual machine via Microsoft Azure. This is available as an add-on.
- SFTP – an addon that you can connect to your SSH File Transfer Protocol, FTPS and SCP which will activate UpdraftPlus’ FTP engine which is encrypted with a secure connection while files are being transferred.
- Google Cloud – Google account users would be able to have credits for free upon signing up which can be used for all Google Cloud products for 60 days. Once the free trial is over, you may continue using the service and pay for the estimated usage.
- WebDAV – remotely store your files to any WebDAV supported sites with an add-on price.
- S3 compatible – Examples of S3-compatible storage providers:Cloudian, Connectria, Constant, Eucalyptus, Nifty, Cloudn and more. Just enter your S3 end-point, S3 access key, S3 secret key and S3 location.
- Openstack swift – save your files in your Openstack account by entering your Openstack credentials – authentication URI, username, password and container.
- DreamObjects – is a secure cloud storage hosting which is has a 30-day free trial. (Please visit their site for the actual price.) If you already have an account, just enter your DreamObjects access key, DreamObjects secret key and DreamObjects location.
- Email – if this is chosen, files you wanted to back up will be sent to the WordPress admin email address of your website. However, email account has a very limited file size attachment. Make sure that the file/s you are about to back up will not exceed the maximum file size attachment limit.
If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.