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Packages » All


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.


Item Notes
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.
Tutorial Clicking the Tutorial icon triggers a popup that includes tutorials for the backup creation, backup restoration, and more
Package settings The Package settings icon links to the Package settings page in Duplicator Pro > Settings > Packages
Templates The Templates icon links to the Templates page in Duplicator Pro > Tools > Templates
Import The import icons redirects to the Import page Duplicator Pro > Import
Recovery Clicking the Recovery icon triggers a popup that includes instructions on how to set up recovery points
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 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.
Archive: This button will download the 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.

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Details: This option will show the package details screen which contains all the details about the package.
Transfer: This option will show the transfer screen where packages can manually be transferred to a remote location.
Recovery: This option will show the recovery dialog where you can manage restoring your site.

Build Cancelled: The build was actively cancelled by clicking the ‘Stop Build’button shown only when a build is in progress.
Error Processing: The build process failed or was unable to complete successfully.Clicking the linkwill take you to the Package Details screen where you can view the package build log under the ‘General’ > Files
Storage Error: This indicates that at least one of the remotestorage transfers failed. If a package has multiple remote endpoint locations and one of the endpoints fail, but the others succeed then the one that failedshould show in red and indicate that it failed.

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.

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