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post version control? (4 posts)

  1. Dabbler
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    My client just started using WordPress. Today he noticed a category and long post where missing from his site. He can't really restore the entire database because he's made other changes since the category and post went missing.

    Is there a plugin or best practice to prevent loss of posts?

  2. Michael Bishop

    Posted 8 years ago #

    Restoring a database shouldn't affect anything but posts, links, cats, etc. So unless that's what you mean by "other changes", it would be fine.

  3. Dabbler
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    well, suppose you accidentally delete a post. Not realizing it you continue to post for 3 days. On the third day you realize your post is missing. How do you restore that post without loosing everything since you deleted it? Restoring database would not help here.

    Thanks.

  4. moshu
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Can't you/he just republish the post with the original timestamp?

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