Email Notifications

The Email Notifications section of the General Settings tab configures email notifications for the initiation of backups, backup completions, backup errors and if no backups are completed in a set number of days. This setting also allows you to customize notification emails and the email return address.

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Send notification after period of no backups

Configure the maximum number of days (set to 0 to disable) that may pass with no new backups created before sending an error notification email. Alert notification emails will only be sent once every 24 hours at most.

Use BackupBuddy's Scheduling to automatically back up your site regularly.

Error notification recipient(s)

This is the email address (or addresses) that will receive an email notification should the backup encounter any errors.   

Email Customization

This is the email address to send notifications to upon encountering any errors or problems.  Use commas to separate multiple email addresses.  

To customize the notification email, click Customize Email.

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Available Email Variables

  • {site_url} - The site URL
  • {home_url}
  • {backupbuddy_version} - The currently-installed version of BackupBuddy
  • {current_datetime} - The current date and time
  • {message} - The default message generated for this email notification.

Scheduled backup started email recipient(s)

This is the email address to send scheduled backup starting notifications. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. Notifications will not be sent for remote destination file transfers.

Email Customization

To customize the notification email, click Customize Email.

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Available Email Variables

  • {site_url} - The site URL
  • {backupbuddy_version} - The currently-installed version of BackupBuddy
  • {current_datetime} - The current date and time
  • {message} - The default message generated for this email notification.

Scheduled backup completed email recipient(s)

Email address to send notifications to upon scheduled backup starting. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. Notifications will not be sent for remote destination file transfers.

Email Customization

To customize the email notification, click Customize Email.

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Available Email Variables

  • {site_url} - The site URL
  • {backupbuddy_version} - The currently-installed version of BackupBuddy
  • {current_datetime} - The current date and time
  • {message} - The default message generated for this email notification.
  • {download_link} - A download link for the backup file
  • {backup_size} - The size of the backup file
  • {backup_type} - The backup type
  • {backup_file} - The backup file
  • {backup_serial} - The serial number for the backup

File destination send finished email recipient(s)

Email address to send notifications to upon remote sends finishing.  use commas to separate multiple email addresses.  

Email Customization

To customize the email notification, click Customize Email.

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Available Email Variables

  • {site_url} - The site URL
  • {backupbuddy_version} - The currently-installed version of BackupBuddy
  • {current_datetime} - The current date and time
  • {message} - The default message generated for this email notification.

Email return address

This is the email address listed as the "from" email address for any emails sent by BackupBuddy. Leave blank (default) to use the WordPress admin email.

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