How do i recover lost work?

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    Ok guys, if anyone can help with this issue i would be most grateful, as in total i would say i have just lost over 10,000 words. I have been travelling for the past 60 days now and up until now, i have been able to resolve these minor issue, but recently i have lost all the work i put into 5 posts, i have read online things to do, e.g revisions and the like but it’s not worked.

    I type up my blogs using my iphone 5 and when i am not able to use the internet i save my work as drafts, i was on a train recently and type up two days. when i was done, i looked back to make sure they had saved as blogs posts but when i got to the hotel later that day which had wifi, all i had were five sentences, as opposed to the 1800 i had typed for each one. Please help as this has really made me not want to use wordpress any more. I have recently looked over more work which i had created ready to check and publish but the same thing has happened with them, either that or it’s saved ony half of what i had typed up

    The blog I need help with is



    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.

    If you’re not seeing the Revisions module while on the editor screen, click Screen Options (top right corner of your Admin page) to activate it. Then select the post and page modules to include them. 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 then you will not be able to recover it.

    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!/post/



    Thanks guys for all your help, I will just have to accept defeat I believe, as I wrote the blogs using the WordPress app. Sadly there are no revisions for certain posts, even though it said they saved as drafts when I checked back after completing them. Two days later and it’s either saved half of what I wrote, or only 5 sentences. It doesn’t matter now that I’ve calmed down about it. As suggested, I think I will use a document app to ensure this issue doesn’t continue.
    Thanks again.



    As raincoaster mentioned in the other thread (now closed), either use an offline editor or notepad. Don’t use a “document” app like Word because if you copy/paste from it into your Editor it has been known to add all kinds of junk code which can break your site. Here’s a link to other available offline editors

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