The “Packages » All” screen is the main interface for managing all the packages that have been created.
A Package consists of two core files which are named ‘Installer’and ‘Archive’.The Installer file is a plain php file that is used to help redeploy or install the Archive file, the two go hand in hand. The Archive file is a compressedzip file of all your WordPress files and a copy of your WordPress database.
The Archive file can be adjusted to include/exclude only directories/files or database specific tables from your WordPress site. These options can be in edited in thePackages » New: Step 1 Setup view found by click the ‘Create New’ button. Below is a list of all the options available onthe packages screen.
|Bulk Actions||Delete: By checking each package line and clicking the ‘Apply’ button you can delete the package information. This will remove any of the local packages on theserver including the physical installer and archive files. This will however not any of the packages that may have been stored to a cloud instancesuch as Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.|
|Create New||This button will start the wizard for creating a new package and will take you to the Step 1 Setup screen.|
|Type||This value will display either ‘Manual’, ‘Schedule’ or ‘Schedule‘.
Manual: The indicates that the package was manually created using the ‘Create New’ button.
Schedule: The indicates that the package was created by a scheduled routine.
Schedule: The indicates that the package was created manually from schedules screen using the ‘Run Now’ action.
|Created||The time at which the package was created. This value represents the server time and is controlled by theWordPress Admin > Settings > General > Timezone settings.|
|Size||The size of the Archive.zip file. This value will vary based on if any filters have been enabled.|
|Name||The name of the package. This can be any descriptive name you want.|
|The ‘Installer Name’ identifies the full name of the installer file. If it is hashed (unique) then the lock icon will be locked to identify that the name is secure to browse to on a public facing URL.|
Installer: This button will download the installer.php file. If a local storage option was not set then the button will be disabled.
This button will show the remote storage endpoint links setup otherwise it will be disabled, if no remote storage locations were selected.
Details: This option will show the package details screen which contains all the details about the package.
|Footer||Packages: Shows the number of packages that have been made. This value will also show packages that may have errors.
Total Size: The size of all the packages combined on your server disk.
Server Time: The current time on your server this is controlled by WordPress Admin > Settings > General > Timezone settings.