BackupBuddy recently announced that they will soon offer Stash Live, a cloud backup service similar to VaultPress and BlogVault. Discover what you need to know and whether you should switch or not when BackupBuddy version 7 becomes available.Read More
Discover four tips to use with the VaultPress cloud backup service that will save you money on the package you choose, plus increase site performance.Read More
See BackupBuddy 6.0 new features like Deployment and enhanced performance.Read More
Amazon S3 is a super low-cost way to store your site’s backup files off your hosting. And that’s an important security measure. Plus, it integrates with many backup plugins including my favorite, BackupBuddy. This video takes you step-by-step through acquiring an AS3 account from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Plus, you’ll see how to create a bucket, which is like a file folder. And, you’ll see how to get your secret keys that all backup plugins need to connect with it.Read More
Have you every trashed a page or post on your site and then wanted it back? Or, has a plugin suddenly goofed up your database? It’s not easy, if at all possible, to restore such things from most backups. Well, unless you have Server Rewind. It’s exclusively available on A2 Hosting. And it’s free. Yep, free. Let me tell you why I love this feature and how I use it for my sites and those of my clients.Read More
It’s good to do a manual backup on your site before you upgrade. But, those files are usually stored locally on your hosting space. If you use BackupBuddy and do a complete backup, you’re also backing up your backup files. Those could really start piling up and slowing everything down.
Plus, you’re paying for hosting space, so you don’t want to waste it on too many backup files. And, if you ever need to migrate your site, you’ll want to cut down on them before that too.
In this quick video, I’ll show you how to delete locally stored files of your backup that you created with BackupBuddy. You’ll see easy ways to get rid of the problem and keep it from happening again so your site runs fast and smooth.Read More
Over the weekend the WPCandy site was hacked. Not only did the site go down, their search results were quickly taken down by Google. They are well on their way to recovery. And there is an important lesson for all of us here about site protection and site recovery. Here’s what happened and what you can do to protect your site now.Read More
Protecting your investment is a top priority for every business site owner. Backing up the files regularly and storing them offsite is must-do task that just got a whole lot easier and less expensive. Discover my top three picks for a solid backup solution. No matter your budget or file size, at least one of these solutions will be a perfect fit for you and your site.Read More