My draft disappeared!!!

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    I drafted my next post and saved the worked several times. When I came back to my computer to publish it, it was completely gone and I can’t find it anywhere. Can someone help me? Will I need to write the whole thing over again?!?!??!!

    My blog is:

    The blog I need help with is


    I went through my media and found the image that was linked to the draft and it was there, but when I tried to publish it, says that it’s published, but it isn’t showing up on my home page and it also didn’t go to Twitter like it’s supposed to.



    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.

    When you start a new post, add the title, set it to private and then publish it. When you are done with the post, set it back to publish and update it. The problem with posts disappearing when saved as a draft has been around for a while, but only seems to hit a small number of people randomly.

    The other choice is to get and use an offline blog client such as Windows Live Writer (Windows) or Ecto (Mac) and then everything is saved on your computer and when you are done with the post, you actually publish it directly from the blog client software. See here for offline blog editors so you don’t have to go through this again


    Yeah, I can’t seem to find it…the status says “Published” when I click on the link through my media folder, but again it’s not appearing on my homepage and it didn’t go out to my followers.

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