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[resolved] Lost Most Events in transition... (14 posts)

  1. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello,
    I was running Events Manager 3.0.9 and once I upgraded to wordpress 3.5 I wasnt able to add any events, so I attempted to upgrade to 5.3. Once I did that I got an error message saying I needed to upgrade to 4.30 before I upgrade to 5.3. I noticed that all my events were gone too. I did the import tool and I only got events up until jan. 2011 which is probably the last time I updated. I tryed all types of restores and when I reverted back to 3.0.9 I still was only able to pull up those events from 2010. I also did a restore from my hosting account and got the same result. Is there any way I can recover my events from 2011-2013??? Are they stored some where that I can restore? Did I not upgrade properly? Is another plugin hendering this? HELP! Q.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/events-manager/

  2. Marcus
    NetWebLogic Support
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

  3. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Marcus, I successfully upgraded to v5 but I still cant get my version 3 events to show up. The only events that show up are the version 2 events. How do I get in the database and change the trigger?

    Also, I have restored my website back to 3.0.9 (Before I fully upgraded to 5) and my version 3 events still didnt show. I followed steps up to 5 and still I have no Ver. 3 events.

    :-(

  4. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Please let me know what I can do. Even if I have to give you my credentials and pay. I lost two years worth of events...I have a big event this weekend that I cannot recover. I need help as soon as you can please. Thanks Q.

  5. agelonwl
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

  6. Marcus
    NetWebLogic Support
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    do you have any database backups? I'd recommend restoring the site to before and upgrading following those exact steps, since you upgraded to v5 first time, you probably set dbem_Version to 5 and the update to v4 didn't migrate properly.

    Otherwise, try resetting your dbem_version to 3, and try again.

    i.e. visit yoursite.com/wp-admin/options.php and find/chagne dbem_version

  7. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Ive actually tried the database backups and the Dbem version reads 3.0.9 (Last version I could see my events with), BUT it seems as if its still trying to use the version 5 settings based on the actual website (www.Qmooremusic.com/enter/events)... I dont know what else to do...

  8. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Also, My events from 2 have imported all across the board....The version 3 events have been missing since I tried to upgrade, and even when I revert back to 3 I cant even view those events. I even reset the Dbem to the 3 version I was using and still no luck on recovering those events...I hope the 2 version import didnt overwrite them...

  9. Marcus
    NetWebLogic Support
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    have you checked your database table? previous to v5, all EM info was stored in the wp_em_... tables, event info specifically in wp_em_event and wp_em_meta (the second table didn't exist until at least v3, maybe even v4)

  10. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    How do you check the Database tables?

  11. hilleary
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm looking at the possibility of migrating from Tribe's Event Manager Pro. Has anyone successfully done that same migration? Is there a recommended migration path?

  12. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    OK, I have found a backup file (.sql) that has my events in it. How do I overwrite my current SQL with that file? I dont know how to find my current SQL or where it is located...

  13. Qmooremusic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    OK I have solved my problem!

    Problem: Upgraded Straight from Version 3 to 5 and lost events. When I went to Backup I created, I was overwriting the files/folders in my host control panel and still couldnt recover events. Although I had restored files and folders from the backup, the Database was still trying to use Version 5 to display version 3 events.

    Solution: I Restored my database with a backup through PhpMyAdmin in my Host control panel. I wasnt properly restoring my database (I was restoring the files). After I restored the database, My events showed up again and I upgraded from 3 to 4, then 5. Everything is working normal now! Thanks For everyone's help!

  14. Marcus
    NetWebLogic Support
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    @hilleary (i assume you mean events calendar pro?) afaik there are no migrations between other plugins to EM atm.

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