Growing Pains for GoDaddy WordPress Managed Hosting – no easy way to backup your site!

By hartsook / March 21, 2014 / 13
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Admittedly it’s a new product, but currently there is no elegant way to manually backup your WordPress site at GoDaddy WordPress Managed Hosting. GoDaddy does take a nightly snapshot of the files and database and keeps it around for 30 days. If you want to rollback to a previous version, you have to call customer support and get them to do it. But change is coming…

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Is it time to give GoDaddy WordPress hosting another chance?

By hartsook / March 13, 2014 / 23
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Hosting your WordPress website on GoDaddy has been strongly discouraged by me and most of the WordPress consultants I know. But GoDaddy has just introduced a new WordPress Managed Hosting plan that may change all that.

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WordPress site migration, copying your site and moving it

By hartsook / November 7, 2013 / 3
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There are several reasons why you might want to copy your website,

you want to make a “sandbox” copy to experiment on, without affecting the public-facing production site
you want to change hosting companies to get a better deal, faster performance or more functionality
having a complete copy of your website is a great insurance policy should something happen to your host and your site is lost.

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It's OK to go ahead now… WARNING! Don't update BackWPup plugin to version 3.x yet It's OK to go ahead now…

By hartsook / March 4, 2013 / 1
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BackWPup plugin developer, Daniel Huesken has decided to begin offering a “Pro” version beginning with version 3.0 of the plugin. I don’t have a problem with this […]

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WordPress BackWPup backup plugin is broken fixed

By hartsook / July 28, 2011 / 2
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The best free backup plugin, the one I’ve been using on my site and recommend and install for my clients is BackWPup.  It backs up […]

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Best plugin for backing up your WordPress site

By hartsook / November 4, 2010 / 1
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BackWPup is what I’ve been using.    

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