Today I requested for a golden ticket on VaultPress, I have asked for a basic plan that will cost me $15 only. Seeing the importance of security and VaultPress features it is not so much. So I am in waiting list at this time.
If you are a full time blogger, blog security is most important for you. The work you do is more important than the time you spend on blogging. The security should be solid if you are serious on blogging.
These days any website or blog can be hacked by hackers, hacker’s purpose can be just for fun or he can ask for large sum of money or he can be more ill natured and trash your data, transfer your domain. In any condition your data is very important. If it is secure then you are safe.
VaultPress is a service from Automattic, wordpress.com is managed by Automattic. So this service is from the same founder and team which have founded WordPress.com, so you can trust the security and words. Because VaultPress uses same technology and Platform that is for WordPress.com.
There are many other backup services available on the web but that are for website means they will do backup work for you whether you are on WordPress or Twitter. But VaultPress is different, it is for only wordpress blogs that are self hosted.
It is not only a backup service but also a security solution for wordpress. VaultPress is a wordpress plugin, when you become a member of vaultPress you install this plugin on your blog.
The service is in beta yet, so if you signup this time you will get good discount and it will cost you only $15 per month. In future it will become an invite only service.
But the monthly price is not good to digest for most of bloggers who want to secure their blog but cannot spend. You can get hosting for $7 per month and $15 for backup? That is not fair, I am also agreeing on this point but still I will like to use this service.
If you look for other services they are more expansive than VaultPress but they cannot give the value you are looking for.
The service is totally automated, and it is a complete solution for your backup and security. You can install the plugin in three easy steps. It is real-time, so when you publish a post the next moment it will be saved on VaultPress. It is complete solution of backup for your all comments, plugins, themes, pictures, text and MySQL database.
Your blog backup is secured on other three cloud servers. If anything happens wrong you can restore your blog easily. The VP stores unlimited snaps of your backup copies.
Your blog is also monitored for any attack and you can take necessary steps. The VP plugin also fixes many security flows in your blog on zero day vulnerability.
A separate backup of your blog is necessary that is on other than hosting provider because hosting issue can do things wrong. And hosting services clearly mention that we backup your data but we do not guaranty for security.