So I managed to nuke my entire website today, and there was only some error code gibberish up, when you tried to access it. (I am sure this was just the day when I was just simultaneously linked from Daring Fireball and Reddit, and millions of visitors tried to come and read my hilarious witticisms, and had to leave again empty and disappointed…)
I had set up a second site (which for some reason ended up a subfolder in this site here), and then used Freeway to upload a brief “Under Construction” page. Of course, having no idea whatsoever what I was doing, I managed to upload the page to the main Thoughtexperiment.net site, and overwrite WordPress.
Thankfully, I still had a backup, but trying to use Transmit to upload it led it to just crash after crash. Transmit is supposed to be this awesome FTP-software, that every Mac-pundit seems to be hyping, so I was a bit disappointed – shouldn’t it at least say why it crashed? (I assume it was because the files on the server were somehow still in use – I mean, what do I know?) I have sent two crash reports to Panic, so we’ll see.
Anyway, copied the backup onto a different folder on the server, and then renamed the folder. Now we seem to be back in the game. Sheesh!!
Nope. Still broken. The main page is there, but clicking on any post itself just brings up a 404 error. Not good!
(Edit 21-3-2013: Removed some mildly snide remarks which were uncalled for. Let’s keep it classy!)