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Growing Pains for GoDaddy WordPress Managed Hosting - no easy way to backup your site! 1

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

By Pieter Hartsook / March 21, 2014 / 13 Comments
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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? 2

Is it time to give GoDaddy WordPress hosting another chance?

By Pieter Hartsook / March 13, 2014 / 23 Comments
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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 3

WordPress site migration, copying your site and moving it

By Pieter Hartsook / November 7, 2013 / 3 Comments
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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... 4

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 Pieter Hartsook / March 4, 2013 / 1 Comment
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Go Ahead SignBackWPup 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 and in some cases might recommend the Pro version

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WordPress BackWPup backup plugin is broken fixed

By Pieter Hartsook / July 28, 2011 / 2 Comments
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WordPress BackWPup backup plugin is <del>broken</del> fixed 5The 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 your database and your files too. And it can automatically create and send the

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Best plugin for backing up your WordPress site 6

Best plugin for backing up your WordPress site

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

Best plugin for backing up your WordPress site 7

 

 

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