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  • Once I logged into my WordPress account, I was then unable to see the previously existing website. Instead, everything is blank and it is saying I have to start all over again from scratch! I am unable to see any pages created and when visiting my website, it says “nothing found”.
    I am a new user and unfamiliar with the program. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

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  • @nazhabitat,

    What’s your website address?

    Christine Rondeau


    Volunteer Forum Moderator

    Can you provide a link to your site please?

    Try asking your hosts if they can restore your site from a backup.

    Thank you so much! I contacted my host, GoDaddy and they stepped me through everything and now the site is back up and running. My problem was I downloaded a new version of WordPress by accident. Big no no…

    Funny enough, I had a similar problem today.

    1) I transferred a client’s perfectly OK website to a different server. This was a cPanel to cPanel transfer, and no error was reported.

    2) I switched DNS on domain, and opened website. Instead of seeing my content, I was offered to install WordPress afresh!

    3) Checking from cPanel (new server), I found the MySQL database was there, but the size was 0 KB, instead of 100+ MB on the original server. Somehow something went wrong with the transfer to the new server!

    4) Because I had access to both servers, all I did was download the database file from cPanel on the old server, and restored it using cPanel on the new server. I didn’t have to run the WordPress installer again — everything is working now, after restoring the database.

    This is just my story. I’ve no idea how it helps you, if it does at all 🙂

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