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WordPress MU 2.8: Beginner's Guide by Lesley A. Harrison

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Time for action - restoring a backup

If you decide to restore a backup, you can do this either via the command line or via phpMyAdmin. For very large backups, using the command line is a good idea; however, if you don't have command-line access, phpMyAdmin is a good option.

  1. Go to your site's phpMyAdmin page.
  2. Select the database on the lefthand side. For SlayerCafe, the database is called SlayerBlogs.
  3. Go to the Import tab.
  4. Select your database backup, and click Go.
Time for action - restoring a backup

Tip

What to do if your upload times out:

If the upload times out, you can use the Partial import feature and tell the importer to skip the lines that were executed during the first attempt. ...

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