October 24, 2023

How to Rollback Plugin Update in WordPress with WPVivid Backup Pro

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To rollback plugin update in WordPress can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you rely on key plugins for your site’s functionality. WPVivid Backup Pro offers a feature that allows you to easily rollback updates for plugins, themes, and even the WordPress core. This tutorial will show you how to use this feature to maintain peace of mind when updating your WordPress site.


Please make sure you have the following installed and activated:

Setting Up WPVivid Backup Pro

Navigate to WPVivid > Settings and configure your cloud storage options. WPVivid supports various cloud storage services like Google Drive and pCloud.

  1. Select your preferred cloud storage.
  2. Connect your cloud storage account.
  3. Save the settings.

Connect your cloud storage account

Configuring Rollback Settings

Navigate to WPVivid > Rollback to access the rollback settings.

  1. Click on the Settings tab.
  2. Set the number of versions to keep.
  3. Choose to back up the database before updates.
  4. Select your backup location as cloud storage.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Configuring Rollback Settings

Tip: Configuring these settings is a one-time action. Once saved, they are stored for future use.

Preparing for Updates

Before running any updates, ensure that your plugins and themes are set to be backed up.

  1. Navigate to WPVivid > Rollback.
  2. Check the plugins and themes you want to back up.
  3. Save the settings.

Check the plugins and themes you want to back up

Note: You can also enable backup for the WordPress core under the WordPress Core tab.

Running the Update

Navigate to Dashboard > Updates.

  1. Select the plugin you want to update.
  2. Click Update.

WPVivid will automatically back up the necessary files before proceeding with the update.

How to Rollback

If something goes wrong, you can easily rollback to a previous version.

  1. Navigate to WPVivid > Rollback.
  2. Select the plugin you want to rollback.
  3. Choose the version you want to revert to.
  4. Click Rollback.

How to Rollback

Your plugin will be reverted to the selected version, and your site should function as it did before the update.

Rollback Plugin Update in WordPress – Conclusion

WPVivid Backup Pro offers a reliable way to rollback plugin updates in WordPress. By following this guide, you can update your plugins with the confidence that you can easily revert changes if needed.

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How to Rollback Plugin Update in WordPress with WPVivid Backup Pro
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