addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscontroller-playcredit-cardcrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobe--smallglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1launch-new-window--smalllight-bulblinklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonprintShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up?

From: chris
Sent on: Saturday, February 2, 2013 12:11 PM
Hi Rose,
i use wpengine for one of my sites - I'm pretty happy with it.  Since they have a strong focus on performance, they are likely hoping that most of their customers are using a CDN for hosting images, especially a site with many images.   The other files that are maintained in wp-content are your plugins (you can create a "favorite plugins" list through your WordPress panel) and your theme which ideally would be on your local computer or in a versioning repository like github.

A subscription to MaxCDN is included in all accounts over "personal". However if you check the pricing on http://www.maxcdn...­  you can see that if you're on the WPEngine "personal" account, then it would be cheaper to pay for CDN services separately, which also gives you more options for choosing a CDN provider.

I hope this is helpful!

Chris

On Feb 1, 2013, at 2:44 PM, rose <[address removed]> wrote:

> 
> 
> So I'm in the process of extricating myself from Dreamhost. Yesterday, based upon other users' feedback I chose WP Engine as my hosting site.
> Today in an email exchange w/ the WPengine tech staff, they mentioned that they do backups but not of
> the /wp-content folder.
> 
> I am shocked. Is it standard procedure for Web hosting companies not to backup
> the /wp-content folders? Since my site is an Art/Design site, I have a LOT of image in that folder.
> 
> BTW: Of course, I am planning to do local backups of my site. I am just expected the hosting company to be
> backing up my entire site too!
> 
> thanks,
> Rose
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to everyone on this mailing list ([address removed])
> http://www.meetup...­
> This message was sent by rose ([address removed]) from The East Bay WordPress Meetup Group.
> To learn more about rose, visit his/her member profile: http://www.meetup...­
> Set my mailing list to email me
> 
> As they are sent
> http://www.meetup...­
> 
> In one daily email
> http://www.meetup...­
> 
> Don't send me mailing list messages
> http://www.meetup...­
> Meetup, POB 4668 #37895 NY NY USA 10163 | [address removed]
> 

Our Sponsors

  • Page.ly

    Pagely provides hosting for our new EastBayWP.com site

  • Tech Liminal

    TechLiminal provides our awesome meeting space

  • O'Reilly Media

    Discount codes for O'Reilly books, e-books, training.

  • A2 Hosting

    A2 Hosting has kindly offered to pay for our pizza on an ongoing basis.

  • WP Shout

    October 2015 giveaway of Up and Running with WP, plus discount codes.

  • Wheepl

    Wheepl is sponsoring the November 2015 Meetup

  • Beaver Builder

    December 2015 license giveaway and swag.

  • Modern Tribe

    Modern Tribe is providing pizza and swag for the July 2015 Meetup.

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy