I almost lost my blog!

Boom!

Seriously!

So just the other day everything was fine and then the next day my cPanel isn’t working (because my web host’s license has expired). So I submit a support ticket and for days I get no answer. I even tried to call them… which was nothing but a waste of time getting transferred from one voicemail to the next. That’s when I got worried; I figured by their lack of attention they might be going out of business.

My cPanel wasn’t working so I couldn’t do a proper site backup, but my FTP access was still working. I hacked together a couple of PHP scripts to help rescue what I could; one to zip all the contents of my site and another to dump my blog database into an SQL file. I set my FTP software to download the huge zips I had created and shutdown my computer when it was done. I woke up the next day and my FTP access was gone! Just in time, WHEW!

So after I found a new host I uploaded my blog stuff and got it working again. I had to update a bunch of stuff so I decided to do some house cleaning and install a new theme. Anyways, since I got it working again I figured I should start posting again. Does anyone even read this anymore?

 

  • Andrew Dunn

    We sure do :-)

  • Mentos

    I do check occasionally, but the blog seemed a bit abandoned. Good to see you’re still around :)