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my WordPress backups strategy

As mentioned previously, I had a major backups fail with this blog. I’ve now implemented a backups strategy that meets my needs, so I thought I would put together a post documenting what I did. Step one (1) is local backups of the WordPress database. There are any number of ways to do this, including […]

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How the backups were lost

Once upon a time, this blog was hosted on a thinkstation that sat at my desk at ibiblio. Like any reasonable WordPress user, I backed up my blog regularly, in my case with a cron job that both dumped the database and made a tarball with that dump and the WordPress directory. Crucially, these backups […]

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Rebirth

We had a backup oops; possibly permanent. We will see what happens with this space.