Oct 082017

WP BackWPup Plugins Settings post talks about the plugins following settings, general, jobs, logs, network, api key and information.

BackWPup plugin is a great backup plugin. But before you begin to create new backups, you need to review the following settings. These settings cover different areas of the plugin.

BackWPup Settings

  • General
  • Jobs
  • Logs
  • Network
  • API Key
  • Information

These settings cover the following features, size of a folder, maximum number of retries for job steps, destination, compression level and much more.

BackWPup Backup Plugin Tutorials:

  1. Backup Plugin
  2. Settings
  3. Add A New Job
  4. Add A New Job File Settings
  5. Restore WordPress

WP BackWPup Plugins Settings

Step 1 ) Go to BackWPup -> Settings -> General tab to start configuring the following settings.

Display Settings

  • Admin bar
  • Folder sizes

Security Settings

  • Protect folders

Step 2 ) Go to BackWPup -> Settings -> Jobs tab to start configuring the following settings.

  • Maximum number of retries for job steps
  • Maximum script execution time
  • Key to start jobs externally with an URL
  • Reduce server load
  • Empty output on working
  • Windows IIS compatibility

Step 3 ) Go to BackWPup -> Settings -> Logs tab to start configuring the following settings.

  • Log file folder
  • Maximum log files
  • Compression
  • Logging Level

Step 4 ) Go to BackWPup -> Settings -> Network tab to start configuring the following settings.

  • Authentication method

Step 5 ) Go to BackWPup -> Settings -> API Keys tab to start configuring the following settings.

  • Api key:
  • Trigger WordPress Cron:

Step 6 ) Go to BackWPup -> Settings -> Information tab to find out your WordPress and server settings. If you run into issues you can click on Get Debug Info button and then click on Copy Debug Info button to send your specs to support.


Click on the following URL Add A New Job to add a new job.

If you have any questions please let me know. I will be updating this post from time to time. So keep coming back for the latest.


I have been working in IT since 1999 and I enjoy the challenges it brings me. I love developing websites with WordPress. I spend a lot of time helping out in wordpress.org forums. I have been writing tutorials since 2011. Now I am learning how to manage my own VPS "Virtual Private Server.

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