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  1. infinitelindsay
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    I wrote my first blog post today and—I thougth—posted it. That is, until I sent a link to the post to a friend, and he said there was nothing there when he opened it. I've read through the help pages a dozen times, and WordPress says that it stores old versions of drafts, but the draft for this post is nowhere! I've since posted my 2nd entry, but I would truly love to recover my first post/draft, as it's the introduction to my blog. Can anyone help me find this draft?

    The blog I need help with is infinitelindsay.wordpress.com.

  2. Please be sure to upgrade your browser version here http://browsehappy.com first.

    You may be able to recover an earlier post revision. Go to Posts > All Posts, hover over the title of the post, click Edit and check the Post Revisions module for previous saved versions of the post. http://en.support.wordpress.com/posts/post-revisions/

    If you're not seeing the Revisions module while on the editor screen, click Screen Options (top right corner of your Admin page) http://en.support.wordpress.com/screen-options/ to activate it. Then select the post and page modules to include them. http://en.support.wordpress.com/modules/#list-of-modules Then you ought to be able to go here > Dashboard > All Posts > Posts and locate the post and recover it from post revisions.

    If you cannot locate the post for locating and restoring a post revision, and it's not in your Trash folder http://en.support.wordpress.com/trash/ then you will not be able to recover it. http://en.support.wordpress.com/trash/#restoring-from-trash

    Did you create your post on the dashboard of your own blog?
    Dashboard > Posts > All Posts > Add New

    Or did you create your post on the front page of WordPress.com?
    http://wordpress.com/#!/post/

    Advice:
    Create your posts on the dashboard of your own blog
    Dashboard > Posts > All Posts > Add New

    Or use an offline blog editor so you have backups on your own computer http://en.support.wordpress.com/xml-rpc/

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