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5 Strategic Steps To Restore A WordPress Posts With Just A Database Back-Up


‘WordPress’ is one of the most popular, online available and open source site creation tool. More appropriately we can say that it one of the most standard and quite an easiest Blog writing and Content Management System (CMS) available these days. With the effective use of WordPress, you can get a productive aid to prosper the business opportunities coming your way besides sharing your thoughts across the world. Besides this, you can also get a familiarity with the newer technologies.

On this platform, whatever you will inscribe in articles format can be easily saved and if however you wish to transfer your content to another WordPress site, then you are sincerely required to make use of Back-up option. Back-up options also lets you restore the data or the content you have written for a Blog, to be recovered or restored with ease, if however your data gets deleted or removed coincidently. Alternatively, you need to perform this restoration procedure in case of some miss-happening hits your WordPress site like cancellation of service by the respective web-host, accidental loss of important content, or more in case when your website has been targeted by hackers or it gets infected by a malware.

Technically speaking Restoring of lost Data is not an easy task, but still you can do it by following the below highlighted 5 Strategic steps for restoring WordPress posts with just a Database Back-up ,in a precise manner as discussed below. This is not at all an automatic back-up procedure but here you are required to perform the operative steps manually.

Let’s Discuss Them In Brief:

1. Creating Or Generating Back-Up:

In the event of creating the back-up in a manual mode, you will get two viable options. First one is to create a new database from the scratch and import al your back-up files to it. And for the other option, you can simply empty the existing database and successfully import back-up there. So, for creating back-up in WordPress, first of all, you are required to move to ‘phpMyadmin’ in the Database Setting Tab and then log-in in this page by entering your credentials, i.e. username and password. Now, search for the WordPress Folder directly and then tap on ‘Select All’ and then hit export for transferring it to phpMyadmin, followed by creating or generating the back-up of all your WordPress content to the Hard Disk.

Creating Or Generating Back-Up

2. Building New Database:

For building new database, what you are required to do is to go to Database tab and select the cPanel, which then directs you to the MySQL database .now, here you will create your new credentials for accessing it, i.e. a new user-id along with setting up of new password. The only limitation in setting up new password is that you are required to make use of alpha-numeric keys. The instant new user has been created, then visit MySQL database .Scrolling down it further, you will find a link to create a new user for the database.

Building New Database

3. Importing The Data:

For importing Data, again move to cPanel. Now, just look for phpMyadmin option and the instant to traverse it, just click on it. This will direct you to the database, which you have already created formerly. Now, here you will get to see the tab ‘Import’, just hit on it and you will then get the Browse option tab. Click on it and from here traverse all those back-up files that are already existing on your computer system but be sure that the entire database is in compressed format. Now, tap on the ‘import’ icon, so as to import all your database back-up files.

Importing The Data

4. Installation Of New WordPress:

This is one of the most critical and important step in the entire strategic procedure of restoring the WordPress posts. Now, you are required to install the new WordPress by using the Quick Install Method and this will subsequently direct you to option tab for configuring the data. Now, what you are required to do here is to just enter all your similar log-in credentials that you have created recently.

Installation Of New WordPress

5. Installation Of Back-Up:

As you enter all your valid log-in credentials, the database you have just created will gets connected or allied to the WordPress and will got to see a pop-up window that states that the WordPress has already been installed and now you will have successfully restored all your WordPress posts from the database back-up.

Installation Of Back-Up

So, folks this is all about the manual restoration procedure of all your lost or accidentally deleted WordPress posts. Just follow all the above enlisted strategic procedure in a sequence and restore all your WordPress blogs or contents with the database back-up.