When I say "It Cant Happen To Me"

Last Update: Dec 10, 2021

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What a rookie mistake? It`s 3 am as I write this "I know, I know, I'm free tomorrow and I`ve always been a night owl"

So after spending more than 4 hours writing a post, I did the unthinkable, something that mostly happens to beginners. I wrote, published then I thought" I might need one more image"

I create an image in Canva and insert it, then I feel it`s not sitting right, so I click back and just like switching off a light, most of my post is gone.

It`s crazy because it`s not in my drafts and I feel so stupid now,it`s not saved anywhere(at least I can`t find it) I stopped writing in Docs so everything is done in WP = there is no draft.

Now I know, I'm too tired to deal with this now, I should have waited until tomorrow.

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Hi Roamy,

So sorry about that. I use Google doc to write. It automatically save your work.

After writing on Google doc, you can copy and paste on any platform where you want it.

That way you will not loose your work, you do not need to worry about saving or deleting your work, and it is free.

Hope this helps

Ayodeji

I had some serious issues with my sites and (it`s a lot of things really) but somehow if I took an article from Google docs and put it in WP, everything came out as one long block of paragraph.
I up to now could not 100% figure out how this happened and until I can find a solution, everything is done directly in WP.
I`m even forced to go back to my old posts to create visible paragraphs and spaces.
But writing directly on WP,seem to solve the problem for now.

Hi
Have you checked if you've accidentally deleted it?.
Check your bins to see if it's there

Thanks I can`t seem to find it so yes it got deleted in a flash.Really annoying

Guess you have to re-write it :)

Sometimes this happens, Roamy! I hope that you somehow find that post!

Jeff

If this happened some years ago,I`ll say "learning process" but now........I just feel angry at myself.

Well, Roamy, sometimes we all get in a hurry and do something we shouldn't have! It is because we are only human!

Jeff

Just keep on writing don't stop until you you gain your effort.

So well said, there is really no other option than to go on.

Sorry to hear that, however, I do not know how to help here, but site support possible can help. send them a message.

Hope you retrieve it somehow.

good luck.

Elizabeth

Thanks so much,I eill have to re-write tomorrow

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