Back Up Your Blog

In case you didn’t know, Blogger is making some adjustments.  They recently were down and many bloggers lost some posts.

It was a good reminder to me that I need to do a better job saving my blog.  I would be crushed if I lost my blog entries since this has turned into a family scrapbook.

Here are the steps to saving your Blogger blog.  It only takes a sec.

 

Back Up Your Template

  • select Design tab
  • select sub-tab, Edit HTML
  • select Download Full Template

this will only back up your template (what your blog looks like).  you will need to complete the steps listed below to backup your posts.

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Back Up Your POSTS

  • Log-in to your blog
  • select Settings tab and the sub tab, Basic

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  • select Export Blog

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  • select Download Blog.  specify your desired location.

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this will back up your blog onto your computer.  it’s good to complete this process on a semi-regular basis to ensure that you don’t lose all of your memorable entries, in the event that Blogger has a mishap. this does not download the images, but the links in the posts are still there.

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Back Up Your POSTS v2

this is another option to back up your posts.  follow your blog/sign up to receive your blog posts via email.  save the emails/posts to your hard drive.

  • adding your blog to your Google reader

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  • use this step if you do not have an email subscription widget and you want to get your posts emailed to you.

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BACK IT UP!

3 comments:

  1. thanks for this tutorial, Lena. I've backed up my blog before, but it's been a while since I've done it. I plan to do it right now.

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  2. thanks for this post! I didn't even know I could save my blog to my hard drive! I am off to follow your instructions.... :)

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  3. Thanks a lot for the tip! Fortunately I didn't post before the days Blogger was down, but I will definitely do this. Pax vobiscum!

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