Back up after a malware attack

This site was shut down for a few days due to a malware infection. Both Google and my host provider flagged the site and alerted me to the problem, which was ultimately solved by deleting the entire site, re-installing fresh, and restoring the database. As a result the site is sporting a new look – which I am trying to decide if I like or not.

Anyway, it was a learning experience, and what I learned was a) backup regularly and b) restoring a wordpress site is not hard, if you follow a).

If there are any missing graphics or broken links as a result of the re-build, please let me know.

Cheers,

Ed

One thought on “Back up after a malware attack

  1. Carlo

    I had the same problem a couple of years ago and the solution was the same. I back up the server regularly now. Glad to see you up and running again.

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