WP SuperBackUp - Documentation

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Documentation Folder

This is the folder containing this documentation that you are now viewing. No Need to upload it, just keep handy for when you need to refer back to.


This is your Wordpress plugin file for WP SuperBackUp that you add to your plugins directory of Wordpress.

Uploading Plugin

Inside your Wordpress admin area, go to Plugins at the top you'll see "Add New" click that and the click the link that says "Upload". In the upload box select the indeed-wp-superbackup.zip file and click upload.

After uploading is completed and installation is done Plugins > Installed Plugins and activate it.

Activate the Plugin

Go to Plugins > Installed Plugins click the "Activate" link under Indeed WP SuperBackUp. Your Plugin is now installed!


This plugin allows you to back up all your WordPress, as well as non-WP files immediately, to your own cloud, or on the same server

Snapshot Name

Just type a generic name for your Snapshot


Some additional details about the current Snapshot may be useful for further identification

Files to BackUp

You can backup all your Folders&Files including: wp-content folder and subfolders and wp-config file. OR you can choose just few of them. Also, a list with excluded files can be added by spliting the files name with commas.

DataBase BackUp

By Default, you can add All Tables, only Native WP Tables (that are part of the WP system) or only non Native WP Tables (all the other additional tables created into your DB by additional scripts or plugins).

After that, you can exclude each table by deleting from the below list (use the x icon).

When to BackUp

3 main options:

  • Right Now - the BackUp will starts immediately and it will run Once
  • Scheduled - the BackUp will starts on a certain Date and it will run Once
  • Periodically - the BackUp will starts based on Cron and your established Period and it will run unlimited on every Period of Time

History Versions

Means number of Copies (versions) for this Snapshot. Will be kept the latest X Versions.

Snapshot Destination

Pick one of the Saved Destination. If you don't have one yet, go to "Destinations" tab and create one


Any Snapshot of current Website can be restored very easly or you can use an External File or Link


  • The "Restore" process will overwrite the entire cureent files and DB Tables with the Snapshot Version. Be sure that you are not loosing anything
  • The External File used for Restore needs to be a .ZIP file and made with WP SuperBackup or to have the same structure inside.
  • Be sure that your System has an enough limit for Upload File Size.

Direct Restore

Select one of the option and upload the snapshot file and click on "Restore" button.

Stored Snapshots

Are Listed all the Snapshots from your current Destinations made with WP SuperBackup Platform. Pick one and click on "Restore" button

Restore SnapShot - options

If the SnapShot has more than 1 Version stored, pick one.

If the SnapShot has DB included, select which Tables you wanna be restored

If the SnapShot has Files included, select which Files&Folders you wanna be restored


Any Snapshot from another Website can be Migrated into the current Website.

If you've stored a backup on your trust hard disk drive, this feature allows you to easily import it and migrate it onto your current WordPress installation! You have full control over what files get migrated, so you can make sure they don't break the installation, once migration is complete.

Migrate File

You can upload one or provide an URL file


  • The External File used for Restore needs to be a .ZIP file and made with WP SuperBackup or to have the same structure inside.
  • Be sure that your System has an enough limit for Upload File Size.

WordPress Options

Some WP Settings are by default excluded from the restored Snapshot to avoid breaking the current WP website.

Other WP Settings can be optional excluded based on Admin desires. Those will not affect the current WP website workflow.


WP SuperBackup allows you to easily sync across all files, in just a few minutes. This all happens automatically based on a schedule you define!

Cloud Destinations

Set special Destinations to get access on Cloud Snapshots. The main Cloud Destinations available are:

  • FTP
  • Google Drive
  • DropBox
  • Amazon S3

Cloud SnapShots

Once a Cloud Destination is established, the SuperBackUp system will show up all the Snapshots saved on that Cloud Destination(s) on real time.

Any Snapshot can be used for a Cloud Migration and the job is done with 1 Click

Cloud Workflow:

  • Website W1 (development stage) is connected on Destination X
  • Website W1 creates a Snapshot on Destination X
  • Website W2 (live stage) is connected on Cloud Destination X
  • Website W2 can Integrate a Snapshot from W1 with 1 click


WP SuperBackup supports a plethora of cloud services, including but not limited to your own (s)FTP accounts, Google Drive, Dropbox etc

Destinations Settings


Set the full path of your desire destination folder. Be sure that the selected Folder have all the Write Permissions


You can use your Local Sever but with a special FTP user or any other Server

Type the FTP Credentials and options offered by the Hosting Provider.

Google Drive

To Get A Client ID and Client Secret follow the next Tutorial:
Creating a Google Developers Console project and client ID

Once you've set a Client ID using the Redirect URI, the Client Secret is provided Also.

Enable APIs on APIs&Auth->APIs: "Drive API"


Just click on "Save" button and "Allow" the DropBox App to use your credentials

Important: if you "Cancel" the process you will need to Delete the current Destinations to avoid further Issues and Errors.

Amazon S3

To get AWS Access Key and AWS Secret Key, just follow the next tutorial:
Getting Your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key

SSL Connection is optional

"AWS Bucket Name" is the name of the folder where the SuperBackup will store the Snapshots.

General Settings

Additional Settings for a better WP SuperBackup workflow

Backup Directory

Represents the folder inside of wp-content/uploads/ where the System saves and keeps the temporary files durring the main processes.

For Double check, you can keep those Temporary Files into that folder.

Email Notification

Decides if and when the System owner is notified via Email.

Clean Up

Just Clean Up your system by deleting the Temporary Files and Snapshots Logs.


A short Overview about your current system is displayed into this section

Important:If one of the line has the Red triangle on the right side, means that the current settings requests some attention and investigations. A too restricted Hosting System may creates unexpected crashes or unfinished tasks.

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