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WordPress Duplicator Backup Plugin Settings talks about this simple and very powerful plugin that will help you move a WordPress site to another server.

Last Updated: March 25, 2019

Latest Update: I updated the changelog.


Duplicator 1.3.10 changelog

– Plugin: enable create new button on build package completed 
– Plugin: Json package files with pretty print mode
– Plugin: Uniform dbinfo like to be consistent with pro
– Installer: Update email domains on step 3 of installer option.
– Installer: Help layout improved 
– Installer: Step 4 UI formatting 
– Plugin: Updates to snaplib library 
– Plugin: Introduce language folder for testing how to better improve language updates 
– Plugin: Core tables added to support WordPress 5.1 
– Plugin: Verify db install by row count 
– Installer: Improve bootloader support for updating htaccess with apache modules check
– Installer: DupArchive “already installed” checking flow change
– Installer: Extractor bugfix log improved if dup-folder not found continue with subfolder empty 
– Installer: Transformer update regex bugfix 
– Installer: Step 1 Display low disk space warning message 
– Installer: Step 1 On some systems the installer is stuck on this step
– Installer: Step 1 503 Service Unavailable after
– Installer: Step 2 option “Apply Legacy Collation Fallback” working again. 
– Installer: Step 4 wp-confg exception critical error report added 
– Installer: Step 4 Improve notice messages and final report 

What you need:

Note: If you want to compare the difference between the free and the pro version click on the following URL Duplicator Free vs Duplicator Pro.

WordPress Duplicator Backup Plugin Tutorials:

WordPress Duplicator Backup Plugin Settings Setup

This tutorial is based on the following version. Please also view the changes made in the latest version.


Step 1 ) Log into your website as administrator. Click on Duplicator on the left hand side of your admin panel to view and set up the following options. See image below.

  • Packages
  • Settings
  • Tools
  • Help
  • About
  • Go Pro!


Duplicator All Packages

Step 2 ) Go to Duplicator -> Packages -> All Packages tab to view all your current packages created. In your case if this is your first time using this plugin then you will not have any packages created. In the image below you can see one package already created. The package provides the following details.

  • Details
  • Created
  • Size
  • Name
  • Package Installer and Archive
  • Number of Packages and Total Size of packages
  • Top right hand side you find Create New button


Step 3 ) Go to Duplicator -> Settings to set up the following options. See image below.

  • Duplicator Version
  • Uninstall Options = Delete Plugin Settings and Delete Entire Snapshot Directory (It points to the current snapshot directory)
  • Storage = You can disable .htaccess file in storage directory


Step 4 ) The following image Package allows you to set up the following options.

  • Archive Flush
  • Database Build = Use PHP or Use mysqldump (recommended for large databases) or Add Custom Path:
  • Package Debug


Step 5 ) The following image Roles & Capabilities allows you to set up the following options.

  • Custom Roles
  • Click on Save Settings button when you finish

Note: You need to install either the Free or Professional plugin in order to use this feature.


Click on the following link Tools to continue with the set up.

I will be updating this tutorial from time to time so make sure you come back for the latest updates.

If you have any questions please let me know.


Manuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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