VaultPress (a real time backup and security service by Automattic) has released a new feature that will alert self hosting WordPress fans if their site is experiencing any problems staying online.
Weâ€™ve just enabled a new feature for all VaultPress customers that will now automatically notify you via email when we detect a connection error between VaultPress and your site. [...]
If VaultPress is unable to contact your site for five consecutive hours, weâ€™ll send an initial alert email to you. Weâ€™ll send additional follow-up alerts to you and then to our concierge support team so we can work with you to make sure your site is protected. (Official VaultPress Blog) Read More
A Premium Security Plugin for VaultPress users.
Security on your WordPress page is going to be pretty high – hopefully you’ll have a passion for blogging, or maybe even use a wide range of WordPress sites as client sites if you’re a designer or developer, so if you’re offering a service to someone, why not offer the best you can get for Security on the page.
Once included on your page, an initial scan sets a baseline for the files, and any changes to the 750+ core files are notified on the Security Tab of VaultPress. From here, you can then notify the VaultPress team, and they’ll give you help and assistance in locating and correcting the problem
More information about VaultPress new security plugin here or read Darnel’s review on The Blog Herald.
In June Automattic (the company behind WordPress.com for you non-geeks) began granting users access to their latest and greatest beta VaultPress.
Unlike other services of Automattic, VaultPress is geared strictly towards self hosting WordPress blogs (aka WordPress.org) as a data backup service that protects a bloggers data in the even that their hosting company dies, kidnaps their site or (worse case scenario) is attacked by hackers.
Despite being in a limited beta, WordPress is charging brave souls $15 a month per blog (which works out to be $180 a year) to entrust their blog’s entire content to the VaultPress crew.
For those of you wondering if you should give Automattic your cold hard cash or choose an alternative, here is this authors take on VaultPress (both the good as well as the bad). Read More