Manual backups or backups running on your system are time, resources and bandwidth consumers, and not secure in a very large majority. With Website 2 Backup all the task are automatic and controlled. You can forget your backups.
You must control the delay between each backup and when each backup is done. Do not do all your backups the same day. You can spread over the week all the backups. If you use the cron job of your server you can choose days and hours with low visitors activity, checking your website statistics.
You backup what you need, when you want.
Automatic tasks check
During manual process you can see if there is an error. During the automatic process the system check if an error append. W2B can send an email if something has been detected. If it is not resolved after several try W2B can take decision the backup suspending a storage or the backup.
Automatic archives storage
The backups manager control the right sent of the archives to storages. If the storage is not available W2B can send you an alert email. If the server still not answer after several try the storage is suspended and you are informed.
For those who use Emails to store archives, you should not you the phpmail. It does not received the alerts messages from the Email server, the system cannot know if an error occur.
Automatic archives manager
Websites backups can use a lot of storage space. With W2B you control how long you keep your backups archives on ftp and web hosting. There is an integrated old archives auto clean to protect free storage space, you decide how many days you keep your archives.
Automatic security checks
During backups process several security checks can be done.
W2B inform by email if tables in the database have been added or deleted. If there is an abnormal size variation of the backup archive. If the maximum allowed bandwidth for the last 30 days has been reached. Or if any error occur.
Automatic backups timer
On web hosting automated tasks are managed by the cron jobs. But not all web hosting have a cron job. With W2B you can add a 1 pixel image in your pages if you do not have the cron jobs on your web server.
Website 2 Backup is a fully automatized system : schedule, tasks check, storage, archives manager, security checks and 2 ways to run the automated process.