Lost my previous posts from 2017

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WHY THIS POST ?

I used to post articles on various topics here and there. Back ago 6-7 months, I forgot to topup my account and kept ignoring the email from my hosting provider that ultimately led to my account being suspended then deleted from the server šŸ™

I was occupied with regular tasks and didn’t check the emails from godaddy even when title were very clear WARNING. The moment I realised, it was already too late. I no longer had access to the server. I couldn’t ask for support as this was very basic account with no support available. I used to make manual backups of the site. The problem was they were not copied over to different server.

There is a saying you never realise the importance of things until you lose them.

Lesson Learned

A) Always Create Backup to different server, better automate

B) Keep/load your account with extra top-ups for automated billings

C) Always configureĀ  alerts, triggers that will send you email when threshold is reached

STAY INFORMED

  • Prioritize the received email
  • Keep email organized with filters
    • gmail has filters which can be used to group emails together based on subject, email from, email to etc.

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