Ether Backup WordPress Plugin

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Ether Backup WordPress plugin is a powerful tool that lets you manage every aspect of your site data.

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Latest Update: February 4, 2012: version 1.21

  • core changes
  • minor ui updates


  • Full customization of backups
  • Auto scheduling
  • Easy Upload / Download of backups
  • Auto URL update for 100% of the site content
  • Migrate your site to different server/domain with just a few clicks
  • Simple user interface

Note: This plugin does not make any use of shell_exec, mysql_dump and select into file functions and hence is considerered friendly and versatile when it comes to server environments in which it will work flawlessly. In case of any problems with specific hostings let us know immediately! ;-)

Server requirements


  • PHP 5.2.3+
  • MySQL 4.1.2+
  • WordPress 3.1+


  • GD library – used for automatic image scaling and croping
  • Curl library or allow_url_fopen option set to “On” – used for downloading external feeds, e.g. last tweets
  • ZipArchive class – used for backup archive generation


  1. Extract Ether Backup plugin into wordpress/wp-content/plugins folder on your server.
  2. In admin panel go to Plugins, locate Ether Backup Plugin and activate it.
  3. Upon activation backup page can be accessed via Ether > Backup tab WP admin panel.


In case of any troubles use and abuse sources below as much as you need.

  • Quick chat if we’re around: irc (You can use webirc if you don’t have an irc client installed.
  • Email: – Note: When reporting plugin/theme incompatibility please include the following details in your message along with problem description for smoother turnaround:
    • your item purchase code you got after purchasing an item
    • zipped Plugin/Theme files so we can conduct local tests
    • FTP and WP admin login/pass to your installation
  • Support Forum

Update Log

February 4, 2012, version 1.21

  • core changes
  • minor ui updates

September 19, 2012, version 1.2

  • Removed: Additional tables field
  • Added: Autodetect of all WordPress and custom plugin tables and their inclusion in a backup
  • Added: Possibility of including active theme and plugin files in a backup
  • Fixed: Migration of tables from Mult-Single sites environments

June 16, 2012, version 1.1.2

  • Fixed: Issues with WordPress 3.4
  • Fixed: Problems during import of options table