With the Snapshot Pro WordPress plugin, you can safely and efficiently create and store backups to 3rd party platforms S3, Google Drive, and Dropbox.
Thanks to Snapshot Pro, storing backups to your favorite cloud storage set to your schedule is as easy as ever. He makes it simple to store backups to your host and elsewhere for added convenience and protection!
Now, this is nothing new…
Snapshot has been storing incremental backups to 3rd party storage destinations for a while now. However, we include new areas to backup to regularly (e.g. Dropbox), and it’s worth mentioning, in case you weren’t aware of this feature.
And as you’ll see in this short article, adding a backup to third-party storage can be done in just a few clicks!
Of course, to get started, you’ll need Snapshot Pro. Snapshot Pro is free with a WPMU DEV membership. (Not a member? You can try us free for 7-days).
After installing and activating, you’re ready to go! Kick things off by heading to the Destinations area. Get to this area from Snapshot’s dashboard or by clicking Destinations on the sidebar.
From either the dashboard or the Destinations area, clicking on the big blue Add Destination button will get you moving.
You’re now ready to…
Choose Your 3rd Party Service
Once clicking Add Destination, you’ll choose what new destination you want a full copy of each backup to go to. As mentioned earlier, you can choose from Amazon S3, Google Drive, and Dropbox.
For the sake of demonstrating how Snapshot’s backup works, let’s go with Dropbox.
Once selected, you’ll hit Next, and you’ll go through an authentication process. Hit
This article was written by N. Fakes and originally published on WPMU DEV Blog.