XCloner Requires PHP 7.1

This week, we released XCloner 4.2.9 which you can download from WordPress.org. One important change in this release is that you’ll need at least PHP 7.1 to use XCloner. This change was required because we use WebDAV to help manage files and that library requires PHP 7.1. If you don’t have PHP 7.1, nothing bad […]

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XCloner 4.2 Has New Features, Fixes and a CLI

XCloner 4.2 is now available from WordPress.org. XCloner is the easy and reliable way to back up your WordPress sites. This new version has some new features, fixes a lot of bugs and introduces a CLI (command-line interface). Let me give you a tour of 7 improvements you’ll see in this latest release. #1. Manual […]

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Security release available for archived Joomla version

Today we have made available a new release — version 3.5.4 — for the unmaintained Joomla version of XCloner. Prior versions of XCloner for Joomla contained an Authenticated Local File Disclosure vulnerability that has been patched in the latest version. Any users of the unmaintained XCloner for Joomla package should upgrade immediately. Details of the exploit […]

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How to Send XCloner Backups to Amazon S3

XCloner allows you to send your WordPress backups to remote storage locations including FTP, SFTP, DropBox, Amazon S3, Google Drive, WebDAV, Backblaze, Azure and more. In a previous guide, we showed you how to send WordPress backups to Dropbox. In this guide, I’ll walk you through sending a backup to Amazon S3 (Amazon Simple Storage […]

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How to send XCloner backups to Dropbox

XCloner allows you to send your WordPress backups to remote storage locations including FTP, SFTP, DropBox, Amazon S3, Google Drive, WebDAV, Backblaze, Azure and more. In this guide, I’ll walk you through sending a backup to Dropbox. This is a reliable and inexpensive way to store your backups away from your WordPress site. If you […]

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XCloner Has Joined the Watchful Team

On behalf of the entire team at Watchful.net, I’m delighted to announce that we’re joining forces with XCloner! Ovidiu Liuta has been the lead developer of XCloner for over 10 years. In that time, he has built a great plugin, with over 40,000 active users. XCloner is one of the top 10 most popular WordPress […]

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XCloner is now part of Watchful.net

I am proud to announce that XCloner product and business is now part of Watchful.net, a premium website manager for WordPress and Joomla. Watchful.net has great plans for XCloner for the future, so rest assured, your support questions will continue to receive an answer in a timely manner through the WordPress support forums. Importantly, XCloner as […]

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XCloner 4.0.1 for WordPress Released

Code rewritten from ground up to make use of latest code standards Added support for Dropbox, Amazon S3, Azure Blob and SFTP storage Added a new restore script Added an improved backup and system logger New Setting Panel New Manage Backups Panel with the options to Delete, Transfer to Remote Storage, Download and List Backup […]

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