Well, Shit: The Website Edition (Again)

February 4, 2014 | 15 Comments | Uncategorized
DIY diva

Last night, as I was troubleshooting some minor issues with the website, I wrote a post called “Well, Shit: The Website Edition”. This is not that post. That post disappeared, along with the rest of my website, sometime in the middle of the night.

So that was horrifying.

I was able to restore to a previous version, which is why you’re able to see this instead of seeing A BIG BLANK WALL OF NOTHING, but… lots of the little updates from the last 4 days are gone, including most comments that were made over the weekend.

I’m just going to do a blanked apology for all of this weirdness right now, which I hope to have resolved sometime this week. Thanks for bearing with me.

I’m going to go hug a donkey now…



DIY diva


  • Kim

    You’ll be happy to know, the missing post went out in email edition.

  • yobo

    ugh, i know that pain.
    it’s horrifying. it’s like the world crystallizes a little bit around that moment, like history is waiting to see if you throw your computer out the window, or go get a glass of wine and play hunt-the-other-kidney with the missing posts in your server.

    good luck, is what i’m trying to say.

  • Heather

    Donkey hugs are good for whatever ails you.

  • Anne

    That happened to me. AWFUL. And even though I know it’s pretty irrational to get so upset about a few missing comments (and a few missing posts, in my case), STILL. I feel your pain.

  • Chris

    The missing post also appeared in my Feedly feed. I copied it into a Word doc just in case you haven’t recovered it elsewhere. Email me if you want it and I’ll send it to you.

  • Guerrina

    Hang in there, Kit!

  • Julie

    Yup. I got the Feedly edition also.

  • Jessica@CapeofDreams

    The donkeys should make you feel better. It will all work out in the end. Good luck!

  • Chris Finke

    I’ll reiterate my offer to help — I work with WordPress every day and can lend a hand. Just e-mail me at

    • Kit

      Really appreciate the offer Chris! The designer I’ve been working with on the theme has been working through it today, so I’m hoping I’ve got it covered… but I may reach out if we need additional support.

  • Patti

    I got the shivers in solidarity with you.

  • Tara

    Who DOESN’T need some donkey hugs?!?! The new site is beautiful!

    • Tara

      P.S. I LOVE the “don’t steal my shit or i’ll hit you with my hammer” copyright. The throwing of hammers around here is a common threat…although there are so many @#$%ed kids and pets around, it’s just not OSHA approved as a method of discipline :(

  • John @ Our Home from Scratch

    The new theme looks stellar. Love the logo and all the sidebar graphics. Nice!

  • Keith

    Aahh. The wonderful world of website design and blogging. Sometimes, the most irritating things can happen for no reason at all. That’s probably one of the only downfalls of the work. Glad you’re getting it worked out, though!

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