What happened to my blog posts?

If you visited my blog before, you will find out that all my blog posts are gone, and this is what happened in the last few days.

What happened to my blog posts?

I wanted to change a hosting account.

When I realized that my siteground hosting account was coming to an end, I decided to change to wpxhosting.

Guys from wpxhosting there were kind enough to offer to transfer all my blogs to their hosting for free, all they wanted was the information for my websites to make the move happen, and yes I did that, I gave them the access to all my blog except on this one.

The reason why I didn´t give them information on this blog.

I just wanted to transfer it for myself, I have done this many times, so my thinking was, I can move one blog and let them move the rest and as was my favorite blog it was logic to do it myself (I have moved it from hostgator to siteground myself).

It was a mistake

I had a confidence that I could do it in less than an hour, so I backed all information in my computer (it was another mistake), started uploading information, changed DNS, everything was seemed perfect, upon finalizing the process I intentionally deleted information that was in my computer (my blog was online and live).

In order to prevent hackers, I had to remove order files from the server and in doing so I deleted new files too (accidentally) and everything was gone.

I tried my best to recover the information, but I couldn’t, so I had to start over and install new WordPress and creating new content, this is the reason you may not find the old blog posts.

Lessons from this experience

From this experience I learned two things, firstly, let the experts do the job, especially if they are doing it for free, secondly, save the backups of your files in your computer (never delete them) or save them in the cloud.



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