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DBC Backup 2 – minor update

DBC Backup 2, my WordPress plugin to safely backup your website has had a minor update.

DBC Backup 2 build 2.3.25 has just been published to the WordPress Plugin repository and you can update now.

Features / What’s New in DBC Backup 2 build 2.3.25

Fixes – a problem where the settings link didnt work from the WordPress Installed Plugins page

New – help pulldown has been added to the plugin setting page.


If you have any suggestions for future features or comments please let me know 🙂



Isotope Visual Layouts lite getting updated

As part of a new year cleanup, my WordPress plugin Isotope Visual Layouts lite is getting some much needed attention.

Isotope Visual Layouts lite 3.0


The new version of my free plugin for WordPress is currently being tested.


Key Changes

Introduces a flat, clean look thanks to metro.css as the default CSS framework

Tested on WordPress 3.8

DBC Backup 2 new version is ready for you

DBC Backup 2 is a WordPress plugin that creates backups of your database. DBC Backup 2 has just been update to v2.3.24.

DBC backup 2.3.24 WordPress


DBC Backup 2 has been completely redesigned and looks great as part of WordPress 3.8.

DBC Backup 2 2.3.24


What’s new in DBC Backup 2

The latest version of DBC Backup 2 includes a number of significant changes

  • Support for PHP 5.x – resolves issue which required a manual work around / blocked importing backup files
  • Support for MySQL 5.x – switches from mysqlquery to mysqli_query for example
  • New layout / visual design in time for WordPress 3.8
  • Most PHP error notices have been cleared and fixed.

DBC Backup 2 – v2.3 what’s coming

The next version of DBC Backup 2 is just around the corner – I’ve held it back to better test the backup files and tinker with the admin panel.

DBC Backup v2.3 — WordPress

So What’s in DBC Backup 2 v2.3?

Key features of this version are

1. Support for SQL server 5.5 and up
2. Removes annoying debug log errors
3. Transitions from mysql to mysqli

4. Admin panel now has a default save location and creates a Backup folder inside WP-Content directory.

5. Admin panel now has a Status panel to let you know that your backup folder is protected

Note – this version requires SQL Server 5.5 or up and may not be compatible with old versions of SQL Server

Testing DBC Backup 2

Testing this version is the hardest yet — this is because the backup file is being changed and there are changes to MySQL as well.


About DBC Backup 2

DBC Backup 2 is one of the easiest to use WordPress database backup tools around. It can be setup to run automatically in the background. The backup files are stored safely on your webserver – this is normally free space provider by your web host.

DBC Backup 2 is one of only a few WordPress plugins that creates its own SQL file. DBC Backup 2 has been downloaded more than 8,000 times.

DBC Backup 2 — new version on the way updated for MySQL 5.6 and latest WordPress

DBC Backup 2 my WordPress plugin to safely back-up your database is getting an massive update. This will add support for the latest MySQL server version 5.6 and is currently in test.

DBC Backup 2 v2.3 is being tested with the latest versions of MySQL server and WordPress. It has been tested to ensure users can import and recover from their backup files.


About DBC Backup 2

DBC Backup 2 is the WordPress plugin that you want behind the scenes – it safely and easily backs up your WordPress database, posts, settings and comments. DBC Backup 2 has been download more than 8,000 times on Plugin Repository.