GDPR compliance with UpdraftPlus: encrypting the databases in your WordPress backups if they contain user data

GDPR is an important new data regulation coming into force soon across the whole of the EU. We’re working on fully complying ourselves with our own customer data, and have launched a Data and Privacy Centre here: https://updraftplus.com/data-protection-and-privacy-centre/.  This should be fully complete within the next few days. As part of the law, many customers are […]

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Wanted: WordPress plugin developer who uses UpraftPlus

We’re recruiting a PHP WordPress plugin developer.  JavaScript or particularly caching experience nice but not necessary. This is a permanent position to help develop either UpdraftCentral, UpdraftPlus and WP-Optimize further.  So ideally it’s full time (or almost full time).  We’ll consider employment or freelance basis. Whilst we have a team in Cardiff UK, you can […]

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How UpdraftPlus built a top team of 17 people…

At UpdraftPlus, we’ve always got a sharp eye out for the best people. Rather than having set vacancies and job descriptions for specific projects, we’re always looking for the top talent, sometimes filtering through 50 applicants for every person we hire. Although we do have a small team based in an office in South Wales, […]

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UpdraftPlus confirms acquisition of Easy Updates Manager

UpdraftPlus confirmed today it had acquired Easy Updates Manager (EUM) plugin as part of its growing plugin portfolio. Alongside making regular backups, everyone knows the importance of updating to the latest release of WordPress, along with updates to whatever other themes and plugins you happen to be using. Failing to do so can jeopardise security, […]

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