WordPress Backup to Dropbox 0.9 Beta 2

26 Jul

So I have finally had the time to make some changes to the 0.9 release of Backup to Dropbox that will, hopefully, fix some major bugs in the plugin.

Here is what has been fixed!

Added ‘desktop.ini’ to the ignored file list

This is another file that is on the Dropbox ignore list. I have not managed to find a definitive list in the Dropbox documentation that lists all of these!

Issue #28 – repeated ‘Backup appears to have gone away’ messages to do with the suhosin.memory_limit being exceeded

This one has baffled me for some time now! Many users where getting repeated messages stating that the ‘Backup has gone away – Resuming’. This was because the script was being killed by the Suhosin patch. So in order to overcome this I have made some changes to detect the Suhosin memory limit and exclude any files that could potentially breach this limit. A warning will be displayed for any file that is excluded.

Issue #31 Recognize alternate wp-content location via wp-config.php constants

This was a quick change to honour the WP_PLUGIN_URL constant set in the wp-config file.

HTTP Time out when saving settings

This issue was affecting one or two users who had a large amount of files in their installation. I have made some changes to the exclude dialog so it will only send through what has actually changed that will reduce that data sent to the server.

Well thats it! You can download WordPress Backup to Dropbox 0.9 Beta 2 here.

I hope this release works well! As usual please let me know if you run into any issues.

 

 

 

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  1. chris

    August 22, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    and above the two button s ave changes and backup now i got:

    Warning: realpath() [function.realpath]: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/home/.sites/51/site735) is not within the allowed path(s): (/home/.sites/51/site735/web:/home/.sites/51/site735/tmp:/usr/share/pear) in /home/.sites/51/site735/web/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-backup-to-dropbox/class-file-list.php on line 73

    Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 31 seconds exceeded in /home/.sites/51/site735/web/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-backup-to-dropbox/class-file-list.php on line 105

     
    • Mikey

      August 26, 2015 at 2:58 pm

      Gday Chris,

      Thanks heaps for the feedback!

      I will be getting back onto development of the plugin soon and will address this and many other issues.

      I had to take a bit of a break due to moving house and getting a new job!

      Cheers,
      Mikey

       
  2. chris

    August 22, 2015 at 4:20 pm

    hi, also an error here, after updating from 0.8 to 0.9 beta2 i got on the settingspage of the plugin:

    Hilfe

    Warning: realpath() [function.realpath]: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/home/.sites/51/site735) is not within the allowed path(s): (/home/.sites/51/site735/web:/home/.sites/51/site735/tmp:/usr/share/pear) in /home/.sites/51/site735/web/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-backup-to-dropbox/class-file-list.php on line 73

     
  3. Jason

    July 27, 2015 at 10:58 am

    First off, I love the plugin. I use it on two other sites and it works perfectly.

    One site, however, is giving me problems. First, I had 0.8 installed I kept getting that “Backup has gone away – Resuming” every time I tried to backup manually or scheduled.

    I read this post and installed 0.9b2 and now I’m getting “Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 30 seconds exceeded in /home/apptudes/public_html/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-backup-to-dropbox/class-file-list.php on line 104″

    Any idea what the problem might be?