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Backup Buddy And Hostgator Reseller Plan

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#1 Guest_DWalley_*

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 08:49 PM

I am a web hosting company and we also develop sites using WP. I have about 50 sites on a shared reseller plan. I am hearing that on these shared servers I might not be able to use backup buddy because of certain php version and curl.

Before I spend the money I need to know if will work on these servers. Please don't just say yes it will work. I need to know definite because I am buying the 150 plan.


#2 Guest_DWalley_*

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 07:14 PM


At least tell me what the requirements are so I can call HostGator and see if it will run properly.

#3 Jeremy Trask

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 04:38 AM

Hi DWhalley

Information on BackupBuddy can be had from the product information pages: BackupBuddy - the premiere WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore and move WordPress | iThemes and you can view the Questions (FAQ) and follow links to additional information.

In response to your specific question - if your host is using a recent version of PHP 5.2 then, like WordPress, that's all that BackupBuddy needs. As for curl, BackupBuddy has no specific requirements here other than that it be present and reasonably up to date, as it should be on all good hosts. BackupBuddy doesn't use curl directly but only indirectly through using WordPress functionality that uses curl or for some of the offsite destinations whose 3rd party libraries use curl.


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#4 geezadrc


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Posted 18 September 2013 - 03:17 AM

Backupbuddy works well on hostgator reseller plan, on my main website I have 70 demo sites 10 concepts and my main site and they all have backupbuddy installed as well as many plugins that i use on all my sites

I'm a web monkey from the UK and have been using builder since it was first released.

If you would like to hire me get in touch