How to recover a post lost while toggling between blogs
I started a blog post titled “Practice Makes Perfect at the Community Media Lab” this morning. I was logged into my idealabheritage blog on WordPress, but then viewing stats on my CommunityMediaLab blog on WordPress. I had to log in and out of both because WordPress wouldn’t allow me to be logged into both at the same time, but WordPress still allowed me to continue writing in the blog post window. When I finished and clicked “publish,” however, I received a message that I wasn’t logged in and then my post disappeared. I looked in drafts on both blogs and couldn’t find it. How can I recover it? I can’t find auto saved files anywhere.
The blog I need help with is idealabheritage.wordpress.com.
If you created that post using the “Add New” on the main page for wordpress.com here http://wordpress.com/#!/post/ then what you describe can happen and worse still the draft posts may be lost and may not be recoverable.
If you created the post in your dashboard here > Dashboard > Posts > All Posts > Add New then 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
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