About XCloner

XCloner is a Website Backup and Restore application designed for PHP/Mysql websites, it can work as a native plugin for WordPress and Joomla!.

XCloner design was specifically created to Generate custom backups of any LAMP website through custom admin inputs, and to be able to Restore the clone on any other location with the help of the automatic Restore script we provide, independent from the main package!

XCloner Backup tool uses Open Source standards like TAR and Mysql formats so you can rest assured your backups can be restored in a variety of ways, giving you more flexibility and full control.

XCloner Generate, Move and Restore process:

  1. Generate and Store the backups
  2. Move the backup and restore script to the new location
  3. Restore the backup by launching the XCloner.php restore script


  • Backup and Restore any PHP/Mysql  website
  • Create custom backups
  • Generate automatic backups based on cronjobs
  • Restore your backups anywhere
  • Share your custom backups with your clients
  • Store you backups on the Amazon S3 cloud
  • Backend available languages: spanish, dutch, deutsch, english, italian, polish, russian, catalan, french
  • Incremental mysql backup supporting large databases
  • Incremental file system scanning and backup supporting large websites
  • Backup Split option for environments with limited filesize
  • JQuery Start UI
  • Incremental files restore supporting large backups

Full support and assistance from our Team starting at only 9.95 EUR !

Backend Features

Backend Features:

  • Create full or partial backups based on your input
  • Create simple or compressed backups based on your configuration input
  • Possibility to exclude directory and files from the backup, manually or through cron settings(AJAX powered)
  • Create backups based on a cron task, created backups can be stored on the local server, remotely through ftp or emailed
  • Delete backups older than a certain number of days
  • Ability to manage existing backups, rename/delete/move, publish to user frontend for sharing
  • Possibility to clone any backup to another location, it can be done automatically by using the server functions or manually
  • Configuration area lets you choose on how to generate backups based on your server possibilities
  • You can choose to create backups by  using only PHP, or by also using some server utilities to speed things up


Cron Jobs

Generating backups through Cron Jobs

  • Create backups at any time with the help of our cron script
  • Store the generated backup locally, through email or a remote ftp location
  • Send the generated backup to the Amazon S3 cloud service
  • Run Multiple cron jobs based on custom configurations
  • Create full or partial backups



Restore Features:

  • The generated clone of XCloner can be restored on a totally different server, with new server and mysql details
  • Restore both simple and compressed archives
  • Restore script is independent from the main component and can be run on any host
  • The restore script is located inside the XCloner archive, in directory restore/
  • Full restore of a clone made with XCloner
  • Ability to restore the original files and directories permissions
  • Automatic update of the new host settings to the configuration file
  • Ability to import the clone using either a ftp simulated sessions, or direct restore through php
  • Possibility to exclude database from importing
  • Ability to restore multiple clones to different locations




  • PHP 4.3.x or above - http://www.php.net
  • Joomla 1.5.x, 1.6.x, 2.5.x, 3.x native component
  • WordPress 2.x and 3.x compatibility
  • Any hosting environment running PHP



  • XCloner code is released under a GNU/GPL license
  • By purchasing a support license you get full support from our team on issues regarding backup/restore process on all the owner sites


Recommended Requirements

Recomended requirements:

  • PHP 5.2.x or above - http://www.php.net with JSON enabled
  • Mysql 5 or above - http://www.mysql.org
  • Safe_Mode turned Off
  • Open_basedir set to No Value
  • php.ini max_execution_time set to a higher limit
  • exec() function enabled if you want to use the server utilities mysqldump and tar



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XCloner.com is a dynamic company focusing on providing backup and recovery solutions for small to medium websites.
We are based in Romania and offer 24/7 support through forums and our private ticket system for Premium users support.

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