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DataSafe Pro is professional database backup.

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It generates a snapshot of your full Joomla database, which allows you to quickly revert your content, whenever you want.

It's ideal for creating a quick backup before you start any changes to your website.

And to restore your Joomla database from a backup it's easy. Either select a DataSafe backup stored online, or upload a backup stored on your local computer using the DataSafe Pro interface.

A DataSafe Pro backup contains all your database information, so if your system goes down, you make a mistake in configuration, or you want to roll back your system to an earlier time, just select a backup and restore it using the DataSafe Pro interface. If you can't access your Joomla administrator panel, you can also restore your DataSafe backup using PHPMyAdmin (or similar) which is installed on every server. Just use a DataSafe Pro backup stored on your local computer, or if your administrator area is unavailable, use FTP to download a backup stored online.

Each DataSafe Pro backup is compressed using gzip; your database is automatically repaired and optimized during backup to maintain perfect performance, and every backup is instantly emailed to you so you have an offline copy. Each backup is also stored securely online, ready for you to restore whenever you like.

And if you'd like to automate the process to create a backup every hour, day or week - it's easy, with the purchase of an optional license that allows you to automate backups across all your Joomla systems for one single low price.

Try DataSafe Pro backup for yourself today, and get database backups you can depend on.

A lifesaver and peace of mind

Posted on 31 December 2014

Backup, restore, email backups and more

Ease of use

Just about as simple as can be. You make a backup of the database. Takes seconds. Easily restored.


I've used other extensions from Barnaby Dixon. His support has always been prompt and excellent.


The documentation is brief and covers it all. But the extension is SO SIMPLE it doesn't need any documentation.

I used this to: I have been using phpmyadmin to make global changes in my database. Before I make ANY change I run DataSafe PRO. A couple times my global changes were wrong, and I simply restored the database back to what it was in seconds, using this component. ...Rowby

great extension. It does is job as best as possible. Thanks

I run a highly populated forum style site with a very active member base, if I couldn't do hourly backups I would panic every time someone posted! I simply did not hesitate in buying this based solely on the existing reviews. I suffered a serious database failure after installing a badly coded plugin. Within 3 minutes I recovered everything!


I cannot say enough good things about this extension or the support I received from the developer!

About a year ago, I installed this extension on a website that collects registrations. I wanted something that would do automatic backups everyday so we wouldn't lose registration information if I ever needed to restore the site. Since then, I have installed it on several sites. It is very easy to install and setup.

Recently, I installed an upgrade and had a little problem getting it to function as it should. The problem ended up being with my server, not the extension. The support from the developer was WAY above and beyond. I would never have been able to find the issue but he was able to go right to it and modify code to work around the problem.

The backup function and peace of mind this extension provides is worth every penny! I will continue to install it on all my websites!

Not free anymore

Posted on 07 February 2013

I have installed a former Version 03.January 2013. This Version made a daily backup on my server automatically.

At this time it was my favourite, automatic, easy to configure and easy to use.

I have noticed that all former backups are shown in the list, but trying the download-link, the older backups are deleted, as set in the configuration.

Therefore I have been happy to read, that an update is available yet, but after updating I have noticed, that automating the backups is not free anymore.

As I try some extensions to have a comparison, I prefer free extensions.

When I have to pay I prefer to pay once without having running cost.

So all in all I think the program is still easy to use but for automated backups I will rather use an other extension. For site owners with fewer knowledge who do not need automatic backups I think the core version is a good thing but for simple automatic backups there I prefer other free extensions now.

Not free

Posted on 27 January 2013

If you want to do automatic backups you need to pay.

Not free as described.


Owner's reply: Hi there,
Thank you for your comments.
DataSafe PRO is completely 100% FREE to download and use - and includes free semi-automated backups. You literally just need to click a button, and a backup will be generated.
To fully automate the process, with scheduled backups on an hourly, daily, or weekly basis, it's a small charge of just £2 per month to go fully automatic - and a single license can be used across all your Joomla systems.
I do apologise if this wasn't completely clear - we will review the component description immediately.
Barnaby Dixon

When i use this component for joomla1.5, for joomla article it works fine but for k2 (latest version) it adds rn or rnnr or rnnnnr etc.

Owner's reply: Hi Nabin,

Thank you for reporting this issue. It has been fixed as of the latest version (2.0.2).

Barnaby Dixon
PHP Web Design

Creating a site for someone else to manage, I wanted a backup that was easy enough for my customer to actually use. In particular, I wanted them to be able to restore their site if they stuffed up during editing key articles. DataSafe Pro seems to fit this well. Appreciated Pros and Cons in TMakro's review.

Well worth £10!

Posted on 13 July 2012

Generally I find Joomla very stable but the day after I installed DataSafe I managed to take my site offline for the first time. With great anxiety I used a backup I made with this software and was delighted to see it restored immediately (I had to redo some menu changes I'd made but this only proved to me it was indeed 'yesterday's backup' of the site.

I've since used it again, having gotten into a tangle trying to install GCalendar and it worked as efficiently as the first time. This is a great tool for someone new to Joomla, like me, and also for people who want an easy-to-use, reliable backup program.


Posted on 26 June 2012

This is a great extension. Simple & easy to use. Saved me this morning too, I was able to restore to this mornings backup - too easy. This is perfect for any user but in particular for beginners like me. I can't imagine it gets any easier than this...except if you had someone to do it for you. Barnaby was also responsive, professional, and helpful with my questions prior to purchasing. I don't hesitate in recommending this great extension. Great work!!!

Migrate Me

Migrate Me

Paid download | Joomla Migration | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
41 reviews
Joomla migration made easy! Grab your old Joomla 1.5 database, click a few buttons and... hey presto! Your new Joomla 3 system is ready to go! This is migration unlike anything you've seen before. It actually works - and it saves your old articles as native Joomla 3 articles, complete with all the correct asset table entries, article IDs, categories, access levels, user creator ID... you name it, it's taken care of. And you use K2? No problem. Your K2 data is all migrated into your Joomla 3 system - just make sure your installed K2 is the latest version prior to upgrade. Migrate Joomla the better way with Migrate Me. Just look at all the benefits you get: Articles migrated! Categories migrated! Menus migrated! Custom HTML modules migrated! Users migrated! Banners migrated! Weblinks migrated! K2 data migrated! Extensions data migrated! Asset table built and integrated! Links perfectly maintained! Article & Category IDs maintained! Can migrate databases up to 2GB! Migrate Me is fast, efficient, and works perfectly. It was built to make the migration to Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3 as simple as possible. Let me show you just how easy: How to migrate a Joomla database... the easy way 1) Install a brand new version of Joomla 2.5 or Joomla 3 on your server 2) Install this component 3) Import your Joomla 1.5 database Done! Once the database is migrated you'll just need to install a Joomla 2.5 compatible template, and copy over your original images and media folders. Buy it today Pick up Migrate Me today and experience it for yourself! In just a few moments you could be enjoying your new Joomla system, complete with all your data intact. All purchases come with upgrades, support, and a satisfaction guarantee.
Migrate Me Plus

Migrate Me Plus

Paid download | Joomla Migration | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
24 reviews
Now you can upgrade directly to Joomla 3.4.1! Migrate Me PLUS allows you to upgrade Joomla 1.6, 1.7 and 2.5 to the latest version of Joomla! in seconds. You can now upgrade to Joomla 3 with just a single click. The upgrade will completely update your filesystem and database to the latest versions of Joomla. Your images, articles, data and files will all be perfectly maintained, and your google page rank will be completely unaffected. As part of the upgrade, Migrate Me PLUS will take a full backup of your database and filesystem. This means you can test out the new version of Joomla, and then if you decide you don't want it, you can simply rollback your system to your old configuration. Get Joomla 3 in 90 seconds A standard Joomla 2.5 system takes around 90 seconds to completely migrate to Joomla 3. And in that time, Migrate Me PLUS will copy all your existing files, duplicate your database, install Joomla 3, update your Admin area, save all your articles and data and switch you to the new Joomla 3 Admin interface.


Paid download | Social Media | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
8 reviews
Upload a video in YouTube, and it will automatically create a new article in Joomla! You don't even need to own the YouTube channel - simply point it at any YouTube user channel you like, and it will automatically create a new article with the latest videos embedded. Features: * Instant creation of new articles - direct from YouTube! * Embed your YouTube videos automatically * Adjust the YouTube video height and width - for both the introduction and main article * Add a link to the original YouTube video * Select the Joomla article category for your YouTube video * Define Joomla article publish status for your YouTube video * Define how often to check for new YouTube videos * Language packs available in English and Dutch * Import the most recent 15 video uploads direct to Joomla Tips * This is a great way to very quickly populate your Joomla site with countless articles and videos from YouTube! Just add the YouTube channel name and enable the plugin! * If you have suggestions or need support, please email me, or use the support forum on the download page.


Paid download | Mass Content | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
4 reviews
Do you wish you could get loads of great content - from anywhere on the web? Welcome to NetSukii. We designed NetSukii to grab web content remotely from literally any internet source. Want to start your own news channel? Try the power of NetSukii with your favourite online newspaper. Think it'd be cool to run a reviews site? Point NetSukii at a great reviews site, sit back, and let the content build. Need to migrate your dynamic website to Joomla? Tell NetSukii where your site is, grab your content, and you're good to go. From remote website to Joomla article in 3...2...1... NetSukii is intelligent. Once you tell it the site you want to import, it'll go and spider it, to discover all available pages. Spidering usually takes around 3 seconds per page, or faster if the remote server will handle it. Once the spidering's complete you can use the inbuilt filter to select the pages you want to import, or if you prefer, just import them individually. Each remote page is grabbed, complete with images and related downloads, and saved as a complete, native Joomla article. It just doesn't get easier than that. More! More! Ok, it does get easier than that. Because NetSukii has template detection. If you don't want to import the entire page, along with the original menus and framework, you don't have to. NetSukii's inbuilt template detection system will allow you to select exactly which content you want to keep, and which you want to throw out. This way NetSukii will simply lift the content you want to keep, leaving behind any old menus and headers. Just look at what you get! Scan, spider and import any remote website Set it and forget it - automated spidering available Import each new page as a native Joomla! article Automatically set the article title, alias, keywords and description from metatags Automatic detection and import of remote images and documents Automatic conversion to UTF-8 encoding for optimal Joomla integration Support for all charsets, languages and encoding types Automatic category creation to maintain your original link structure Select additional article parameters such as author and access level Select and reject feature to only import specific areas of content Full control - customise import configuration for each individual URL Powerful inbuilt HTML clean up,tidying, repair and validation Inbuilt W3C Validation engine Full documentation Lifetime updates Full satisfaction guarantee Certified for Joomla 2.5 & 3 SUMMER SALE NOW ON - BUY IT TODAY FOR ONLY £99 (was £149)
Search & Replace for Joomla!

Search & Replace for Joomla!

Paid download | Replace | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
14 reviews
The original Search & Replace component for Joomla - now updated to work with K2! Got an external link that you need changed in every page? No problem! Just search for it and replace it with the new link. You can search and replace any content in your articles in seconds. Search & Replace for Joomla is used to search & replace content in your Joomla articles. You can search for any word, HTML, or content, and replace it with whatever you like. Changes are stored directly in the database itself, which vastly speeds up page load time compared to other available components and plugins. Using this component you can quickly search & replace to add links, change spellings, cross-reference your pages, bulk update your content and so forth. Search & Replace can change content in Titles, Introductions, Main Content, or a selection of those - all at the same time. You can also select which categories to include in the search, and if the search finds any results, it will give you a list of the pages where the search term exists, along with links to view the page in your browser. Please note: Search & Replace does not affect the HTML stored in your template files. If you need to search & replace HTML content in your template files, please edit your template files directly. This component is extremely powerful, so please back up your database before you use it. How to use: 1. Create a backup of your database 2. Enter the text to search for 3. Enter the text to replace your search string 4. Press Search to search for page results 5. Press Replace to update your database & make all changes 6. Check your site for changes. Tips 1. Keep it simple. Longer search strings sometimes match less cases - often due to variances in whitespace 2. Disable your Joomla cache while you make changes so that you can instantly see what has been changed. 3. Look in the HTML source of your target page to select and paste the exact content you want to search & replace. 4. Sometimes text is rendered in your browser differently to the way it is stored in the database. The key to successful searches is to keep search phrases short and simple. I hope you find the component useful. Any comments or suggestions are very welcome, and where possible, suggestions will be incorporated into new versions of the component.


Paid download | Shopping Cart | Barnaby Dixon
2 reviews
Would you like a Joomla ecommerce extension that's easy to install, highly secure, and a complete breeze to set up? A few months ago, I was was trying to find the absolute best ecommerce extension for Joomla. It needed to be secure (because I don't like to get hacked), easy to use (so my clients immediately understand how to use it), and very easy to set up (because I didn't want to spend hours tweaking templates or setting up countries). But everything I found was either too complex, too full of bugs, or just ... had some sort of problem. And so I built SalesPro, a powerful, intuitive, user-friendly ecommerce platform. Here are 10 reasons why you should try SalesPro - The 60 day trial is completely FREE - You will LOVE setting up products in our intuitive admin area - Your customers will be SAFE in our secure, tested environment - You can migrate from Virtuemart (1.0 - 1.1.19) in SECONDS - You'll be able to create AMAZING product pages - Your images are automatically cropped, saving you TIME - You can easily add product OPTIONS and VARIATIONS - You can enter your PayPal details to accept CREDIT CARDS instantly - Your customers can shop in their LOCAL CURRENCY - Our legendary support is INCLUDED in the free trial It's new! It's shiny! It's yours! In fact, it's so new and shiny, that I would really like your comments and feedback. I'm also taking suggestions on how it can be improved, or things that should be changed. You could make this YOUR extension, with all the features and functions you dream of! Just let me know what you would like to see, and if it's a commercially viable option I'll add it to a future release. Meanwhile, download today and try out SalesPro for yourself - or upgrade to the full, unlimited version.
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HTML 2 Articles

HTML 2 Articles

Paid download | Data Import & Export | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
21 reviews
Have you built a Joomla site? Do you now want to import content to it, but don't want to spend hours and hours copying over all your old pages? Use HTML 2 Articles to import all your HTML page content to Joomla - in just seconds per page. HTML 2 Articles was designed to import HTML pages to Joomla as easily and as painlessly as possible. You can import HTML sites from 1 page to 10,000 pages with just a few clicks. Just queue the HTML pages for import, sit back, and let it work. HTML 2 Articles will import the content from HTML pages to Joomla almost instantly. Each individual HTML page creates a new Joomla article. The new article is saved to your Joomla article manager and can be used exactly as a normal article. As far as is possible, all of your configurations, metatags, keywords, content structures, titles, images and links are preserved and imported, converted to UTF-8 format for optimal Joomla integration, and saved to your Joomla system. Each article takes an average of just 20 seconds to import and process - which includes import of your images, W3C validation, and conversion of your HTML content to UTF-8 encoding. Imported pages take on your Joomla template structure and stylesheets, and you can specify the category to which you wish to import the new articles. You can even queue hundreds of HTML files at a time for import, and leave it running until import is complete. During import, each file's content is automatically processed and fully integrated with your Joomla install. There is extensive documentation to help you if you need it during the import process - but the HTML 2 Articles import wizard is very intuitive and easy to use. Just click through the wizard, change settings where needed, and then queue your HTML files for upload. Additionally, HTML 2 Articles is backed with a full guarantee and support, so if you do hit any problems at all during import of your HTML files, please send us an email and we'll be more than happy to help. Please read some of our users' rave reviews to find out more! Features: * Near instant import of HTML files to your Joomla! installation * Powerful HTML clean up & tag stripping options * Inbuilt W3C Validation engine to repair and validate all imported pages * HTML tidying, repair and validation of imported pages 'on the fly' * Automatic import and integration of your images and documents * Support for all charsets, encoding types and language sets * Automatic conversion to UTF-8 encoding for optimal Joomla integration * Full documentation * Automated import process logging * Automated import error logging * Queue 100s of HTML files at a time for import * Automatically import your article title, alias, keywords and description from your imported HTML file's metatags or content * Define your new imported Joomla article parameters such as category, author, access level


Free | Menu Systems | Barnaby Dixon
2.5 3
11 reviews
Save 5 minutes every time you or your users create an article or a category, by automatically creating a menu item! Kazaam! is an automatic menu manager. Just plug it in, turn it on and it’ll start working for you. Never spend your time creating a menu item again! Need more details? Here they are. This is a plugin that creates a menu, and automatically maintains it. You can see the menu in your Joomla menu manager, and use it exactly like any other menu. It is a tree menu, and it maintains your category and article tree structure perfectly in your new menu. You can select which categories you want to include in the menu, and whether you want to also automatically create menu items for articles. Your categories will be used as category blog menu items, and your articles will be used as single article menu items. Your new menu items will also take on your category or article parameters, such as whether they are published, are available to registered users, and so forth. Changes to your categories or articles will be instantly reflected in your Kazaam! menu. Kazaam! is built to save you time and effort – which you can use for things that really matter. We have just upgraded Kazaam! to be faster and more efficient than ever! If you use Kazaam! please leave a rating and a review at the Joomla extensions directory
Search & Replace for K2

Search & Replace for K2

Paid download | K2 extensions | Barnaby Dixon
0 reviews
Quite simply, search and replace for K2. Search and replace all your content in your K2 articles. This is the original Search & Replace component for Joomla - the K2 version!

DataSafe PRO

Barnaby Dixon
Last updated:
Feb 17 2015
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
GPLv2 or later
Free download
Uses updater:
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