File Backups

File Backups

TiddlyWiki html-file saving and backup, using a Tower of Hanoi strategy! Learn more at: https://pmario.github.io/file-backups/ Video: recoreded with V0.2.1 https://youtu.be/KVLtID8nElU which is slightly outdated. But overall info is OK.

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What is File Backups?

File Backups is a useful browser add-on created for Firefox. It aids in straightforwardly backing up and saving TiddlyWiki html-files, applicable for both TiddlyWiki5 and TiddlyWikiClassic files. Deploying a Tower of Hanoi algorithm for backups, it provides an efficient single-user, file-based system. Check out 'File Backups' if you need a robust approach to safeguard and manage your TiddlyWiki data.

Merlin
Stats
By: pmario
Users: 519 ▼ -13
Rating: 4.57 (14)
Version: 0.4.0 (Last updated: 2020-03-20)
Creation date: 2017-11-14
Weekly download count: 2
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • storage
  • downloads
Size: 86.46K
URLs: Website
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Summary

This browser add on is designed to let you easily save and backup TiddlyWikis. It is a file-based system for a single user. If you’d like your TiddlyWiki available over the network or in the cloud, please check out other options at “Getting Started With TiddlyWiki”[1].

This add on should work with any browser that supports web-extensions. So far it’s been tested with FireFox 56 … up to FF 74 beta (2020.03.10).

It will save TiddlyWiki5 and TiddlyWikiClassic files. For TiddlyWikiClassic the TW internal backup mechanism is switched of!

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works well with TiddlyWiki tools
  • Saves tiddlywiki classic pages
  • Can be used on any computer through Dropbox
  • Can successfully replace TiddlyFox
Cons
  • Stopped working after Firefox update (version 58.0)
  • Doesn't work with certain TiddlyWiki versions
  • End of TiddlyFox support after Firefox upgrade
Most mentioned
  • TiddlyWiki compatibility
  • Firefox updates affecting functionality
  • Replacement for TiddlyFox
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Safety
Risk impact

File Backups may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

File Backups has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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