Backup Automation

Automate your backups with our API and triggers

Trigger backup remotely

The backup Trigger URL is a unique URL for every backup you have that can be used to run that backup immediately with without having to log in to SimpleBackups.


Example use cases:

  • Give your client or another developer a URL they can use to run that backup.
  • Run your backup on a custom interval, let's say every X minutes/hours.
  • Run your backup before you deploy a new version of your app.
  • Run your backup on-demand using a single URL when needed.

How to use the Backup Trigger URL?

  • Create a backup on SimpleBackups.
  • View the newly created backup or an already existing backup (
  • Under the Backup Trigger URL you will find a URL that you can use in a cURL function, a Zapier integration, cron, deploy script, share it with a developer, or use it to run your backup on-demand.
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Last updated on August 6, 2021