WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin is a simple WordPress site restore Plugin, when used with our FTP to Zip Plugin, it exactly clone your WordPress. It is an official publication intended for Beta Testers and WordPress.org for checking the function of WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin.
WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin : The Needed Background
WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin does the opposite of FTP to Zip Plugin. You can read about FTP to Zip WordPress Backup Plugin here or Download FTP to Zip Plugin from WordPress.org. In other words, FTP to Zip helped who had not much knowledge about shell commands or has no access to server root to take a full FTP backup. Like WordPress main intention, FTP to Zip is very simple in front to the user, but it actually performs a bit difficult work in background.
WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin : Functions
The WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin has two functions. First part is like our WordPress Server Compatibillity Checking Tool. This is useful in case you are shifting your webhost. Take the backup with our FTP to Zip Plugin, you will get one copy to download, which will not required though by WordPress FTP Zip Backup plugin, as there will be by default the backup zip file on your old server with default name will be myarchive.zip. If your website is example.com, the link will be http://example.com/myarchive.zip :
You can restore backup in these ways :
- New Server with IP and full setup but no DNS propagation (it is logical) has been done yet, i.e. old server still using your domain name.
- By uploading myarchive.zip backup file to any Free or paid bland online storage service like Dropbox. The URL will be of Dropbox’s full URL to your backup file in that case.
- If one website has many plugins, you can easily get all in the new WordPress installation by this method ! You need to delete and modify few files (.htaccess, robots.txt, empty the uploads folder etc.)
- Actually it can clone the FTP.
- It saves your Bandwidth and time. The internet bandwidth used is of the web hosts, they are quite fast.
What WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin can not do or you need to do manually
It can not modify the wp-config.php or take MySQL backup. These functions are deliberately not added. You need to restore the MySQL backup through PHPMyAdmin and change anything yourself manually. In many cases (in case the database host, username, password is same), nothing needed to be done ! WordPress will run fine in new host as long database username and password is kept same.
The plugin itself self destroyed to prevent misuse by the World.
WordPress FTP Zip Backup Restore Plugin
Official Link submitted to WordPress.org. If you want to test as Beta Tester, you can request us. After few days, you can download from WordPress.org (recommended for the new users).