Features in WP Synchro

Check out this overview of the current features in WP Synchro PRO and more importantly, what you can actually use it for. We will continue to add more useful features in the coming releases.


Pull WordPress site

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Push WordPress site

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Synchronize database

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Synchronize files

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Search/Replace data

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High security

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Email support

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Fast synchronizing

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Database backup

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Preconfigured migrations

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Basic Authentication

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Email notifications

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Clear cache automatically

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Details on features

Pull a WordPress site down to eg. a local environment

Pull data down another WordPress site to e.g. a local site, so you have the latest database and files to work on.

Usage example: We use this to synchronize our local development environments with data from live sites, because it makes development, debugging and helping customers so much easier with real data. And without risking the stability of the live website.

Push a WordPress site to eg. a production site

Push data is the opposite of pull data. It allows you to push new data to another WordPress site, so they are synchronized.

Usage example: We often use this to push development versions to staging environments or directly from development to live. We can do this as often as we want, without having to manually do it everytime, which saves a lot of time.

Synchronize database with ease and no errors

Synchronize database content between your environments and customize how you want it done.

Usage example: Move a live website database to your local development environment for debugging or for development. Or the other way around, push a new version to a live website. It totally automates the manual process of moving the database.

Synchronize files - No more need for FTP

Synchronize the files between your environments. You can choose what to transfer, such as themes, plugins, media or other dirs/files.

Usage example: When downloading a customer site, it is not always enough to synchronize the database, as the files might have changed. Such as new plugins versions or new media. So its very useful to also be able to synchronize the files.

Search/replace on database sync automatically

Do search/replace in the database synchronization, to change url's or other data you want changed.

Usage example: When synchronizing a website there is sometimes certain urls, phrases or other you want to replace when doing the migration. Lets say you have a few local links when developing locally, that you want changed when you push the changes to production. This would be setup as search/replaces.

High security on migrations

Migration are highly secure, because data gets transferred directly between the two sites and no other servers are involved. SSL should be used on target site, so content will be encrypted on transfer.

Usage example: During database and file transfer, all communications happens between source and target server. No other services (except WP Synchro license server for PRO version) will be contacted and the synchronization will be secured by the secret access key.

Email support directly from WP Synchro developer

We provide high quality email support for WP Synchro. Support requests will be answered by a WP Synchro developer, so you always get the best qualified answer.

Usage example: Support is essential if you are running a business. You would want to avoid wasting a lot of time if you are having problems with synchronizing. We have probably seen the issue before and can help you along quickly.

Very fast synchronization by intelligent transfer

WP Synchro is designed to be as fast as possible. Fast synchronizing is key for us, because it is all about saving as much time as possible for our users. When moving files, we only transfer the difference

Usage example: When a customer calls in with a problem on their website and it is critical. It becomes very important to be able to help them as quickly as possible. With the push of a button, you would have a copy of their live site and can begin debugging. You can even do other tasks while the synchronizing is underway.

Backup database before overwriting

Export database tables to .sql file, before doing database migration, if something should go wrong. Better safe than sorry.

Usage example: It is always recommended procedure to make sure that backups are created in the proper places, at appropriate points in time. Overwriting a database in dev/staging/production should be one of those times. This feature just automates it, so you dont have do anything before executing the migration.

Preconfigured migrations to make it really easy

Choose a preconfigured setup when creating your migration - Such as 'Synchronize entire site' or 'Synchronize entire database'. If you just want to move it all, choose one of the preconfiguration and start migrating.

Usage example: Sometimes your migrations needs is just simple - You want to move the entire site with both database and files. Then just choose the proper preconfiguration and skip all the rest of the details.

Connect to .htaccess & password protected sites

When having online staging sites or dev sites, you often want to protect them from bots and others accessing them. This is often done by adding username/password protection in .htaccess with Apache and can be done in other ways with other webservers.

Usage example: You have a staging site for your production site, with a user/password protection. In this case, WP Synchro can be configured with this username/password, to automatically login and complete the synchronization, at the same time being closed for others.

Email notification on success/failure

You can get an email sent to a list of emails, whenever WP Synchro completes a synchronization. Different lists are used for success and failures. This can be especially nice, when running synchronization as cron jobs, so you can get notifications on the results.

Usage example: You have created a synchronization that runs on a cron job every night. So you want to get a notification when it has run successfully and even more importantly, when it fails for whatever reason.

Clear cache after migration on popular plugins

After a successful migration, you often want to clear the cache on the target site, to prevent old content from being shown. We support popular cache plugins, that offer a programmatic way of to clear their cache. Currently we support WP Rocket/WP Super Cache/W3 Total cache/Comet Cache.

Usage example: You have a live production site, where you push a update to. After the migration, you want the cache to be cleared, so the users will be presented with the newest content.

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WP Synchro FREE vs PRO

PRO version makes it possible for you to synchronize files between your sites and to automatically make a database backup before migration. You can hook up to sites using basic authentication (like .htaccess username/password), to protect your staging site. You also get access to priority support should you need help. You can get a email on synchronization success or failure and no more PRO ads.

Synchronize files
Database backup
Email notifications on success/failure
Support for Basic Authentication (.htaccess)
Priority support
Removed PRO ads
Email support
Synchronize database
Pull data
Push data
Search/Replace data
Preserve data on sync
Fast synchronizing
Clear cache after synchronization
with popular cache plugins


Do you have any questions?

Feel free to contact us on contact@wpsynchro.com anytime and we will happily answer them.