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#1 Guest_mcara1954@gmail.com_*

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Posted 14 April 2014 - 10:42 AM

I apparently did something wrong and need some help. Back in September, I installed BUBuddy into my WordPress site. I then ran a full backup and archived it off line.

I am now in need of restoring the site and as simple as it all sounds, I have no idea how to do it. The information states to remove WordPress and all files from the server (which I did) and then upload the .zip Backup Buddy file and Import Buddy (also done).

The documentation then says to navigate to the Import Buddy file and follow the simple steps. Here is where I am not following. The import Buddy file I have is simply named "importbuddy.php". In the documentation it indicates it should be named something like "http://sitename/backupbuddy.php". This would seem to indicate I do not have an ImportBuddy file generated from the website.

I can only assume, IF the file WAS named http://sitename, etc. that I would use a web browser to navigate to that URL and THEN, I will see the easy to follow instructions. There is nothing in the documentation that confirms this, but I think I'm right; can you confirm?

So, to take my issue further, let's assume I'm correct and the importbuddy.php file I have is in no way linked my website, am I completely screwed? I have the site back up, all files, etc., but have no way of knowing how and IF there is any way to restore this site.


#2 Ronald


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Posted 14 April 2014 - 11:45 AM


please sign in with your iThemes username and password (the one you use to access the membership area from where you downloaded the product(s) you purchased), and post your support request in the Backupbuddy support forum: http://ithemes.com/forum/forum/74-backupbuddy/


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