Strapi Wiped Out My Database

Emergency! Strapi Wiped Out My Database, and I didn't back up my data!

Hopefully this hasn't happened to you, but if it has, you're not alone, according to their forums and discord. Let's dive into the developer documentation and see what we can do to prevent this from happening again.

Brandon Trecki

published on August 15, 2022

1 min read

Emergency #

So you picked Strapi, the greatest headless CMS, for your latest project? Let me guess, you needed to update your content model and suddenly, you're missing some tables? Maybe even all your content is gone?

The backup from the last 2 weeks are corrupt and you have to use the one from soft launch? Maybe you don't even have a backup? How could this happen, what kind of sick joke of a CMS is this?

Hopefully, this isn't you. Or maybe the stakes weren't so extreme. You used Strapi, lost some test data, so what? Well lets start from the beginning and jump into the developer documentation.

To be continued, check back soon!

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