How to Restore your Offline or Hacked Blog Back Within 48hours

What could have been more scarier for a blogger than to wake up one day and found out that his/her blog has been hacked and completely offline! Your tonnes of posts, beautiful template, comments, pages, all gone in a blink of an eye! 
 Do you just said What!
    Me too!

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However you needn't not to worry as with this post, you would be 89% rest assured that everything is going to be alright just in-case something goes wrong. This is because you'll be able to restore your blog back within or less than 2hrs with the method am going to share with you on this post.
    Before i continue, you might want to read Post Related to "Hacked Account":


To cut the long story short, I'll explain steps below on how to restore your hacked blog using "REDIRECTION METHOD"

But before we continue...

  Here are 2 Vital Things You Must Have Before The Worst Happen

1. You must have a backup of your blog's data which includes - posts, pages, and templates.
    (Read How To Backup Your Blog's Posts Here and That of Template Backup Here

2.Your blog must have been on a custom domain like .com, .net, .org, or any other extension before it went offline.   Here's How To Change your blog URL To .Com

           Having done the above 2 steps , then you can now follow the below step to Restore your blog

HOW TO RESTORE YOUR BLOG WITHIN OR LESS THAN 2 HOURS

1. Open a new blog and Import your blog posts backup into the blog
     To do the importation, Login to your dashboard >> Click on the Settings of the New blog You just opened >> Click on Import blog and upload your backup file

2.  After the uploading is complete, view the blog and you would notice that all your posts, pages and comments are there.

   Now its hard for people to locate your new blog BUT you don't need to worry since you already have a custom domain that people knew very well before the blog went down.
 All you have to do is;
3. Login to your Custom domain account and Redirect your custom domain from the old blog to the new blog.

And
  Thats it! You have now successfully restored your blog back.

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