Monthly Archives: September 2014

Here is why I always say “back it up”

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Still here, struggling with the reinstallation of GeekGoddess.ca.

And I hear so many clients say “why oh why didn’t I back the database up separately?”

Now I’m off to rescue a backup of the entire server to access my old posts. I’d much rather be writing about the new iPhone6 or iOS8 which came out today!

I really love WordPress BUT…

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Have you ever had a problem with a WordPress installation? Somehow everything looked right from the front end but the backend functionality was useless. Thank goodness it’s my own site and I’m not relying on it – but what if it were a client’s site? I’ve limped this install along without implementing changes but suddenly I was allowed to upgrade to 4.0! Woohoo!
And then nothing.

No front end, no back end. Nothing looked wrong over the ftp.

So I’m testing how long it takes me to recover the site (the backup I downloaded was corrupted.)

Here we go!