Tech Issues

So…

Some of you may remember awhile back, when my site went down, and even the tech support guy was like, “I got nothing,” and I halfway fixed it to the point that it functioned and decided, “Meh, that’s good enough.”

Well, it all finally kind of exploded. I’m on a first-name basis with the tech guy at GoDaddy and I’ve had to switch my hosting platform, whatever the hell that means, and oh my god you guys I would literally rather clean the filthiest, shittiest public bathroom in the world than do internet-tech stuff. I just have this seething, irrational hatred for it. It puts me in a shitty mood and drives me up a wall.

So I’ve got the rest of the site fixed, but everything since I switched to the first hosting platform is lost. So everything from the last three years is gone. There’s a chance I can get it back from the hosting site, I’ll have to look into it, but honestly, I’m really, really struggling to see how it’d be worth the effort.

I’m serious, y’all don’t understand how much I hate this shit. I very well might just cut my losses and rewrite the stuff I want to rewrite from the last three years. It’ll depend on how annoying the process is.

But the site is fixed well enough that it functions. There are a couple of other things that I need to do at some point, but I hate doing it and don’t want to do it, so I’m putting it off, because that went so well the first time.

What I’m saying is I make good decisions.

No, in all seriousness, I need to actually finish the damn process this time. And it reset everything on the site, so it reverted back to the way it was three years ago, and I need to tweak the settings and layout and put it all back the way I had it. Which, at least that part isn’t too hard, more just tedious than anything.

Whether I can get the last three years of content back is still kind of up in the air, but that’s not the part I’m super worried about. It won’t really bother me if I can’t get it back, I can just rewrite the important stuff and call it good.

So we’ll see. It should be fun.

18 thoughts on “Tech Issues

  1. Brent Elliott says:

    Wow. I haven’t seen anything from you in a very long time. Glad to see you are still writing about your adventures. I hope all is well.

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  2. naughty nora says:

    Good luck! I am in complete agreement….tech stuff is NO fun!

  3. macollins6 says:

    Dear Miss Jen,

    Thank you for your diligence. I’m certain that I’m not the only one who appreciates your effort to continue your blog.

    Marsha C

  4. tifastrife says:

    I know it’s not even a third of your posts, but it looks like the way back machine archive has 92 of your blog posts available. I wish it were more!!

    https://web.archive.org/web/20160701000000*/Dominajen.com

    • Domina Jen says:

      Oh that’s cool, I didn’t realize that. Thank you!

      • tifastrife says:

        Absolutely 😊 I love your work! I love reading it over and over and over! I want to help preserve it 💜

        Daddy told me about that site so he definitely gets the credit there. Hope to see posts from you again soon but am also down to try and help recover if you need a second pair of hands.

  5. Michael says:

    So glad to hear from you! Welcome back – you were missed!

  6. Jason Palmer says:

    Welcome back! Great to know that you are okay. I am sure that we all look forward to hearing your updates and how you have been negotiating these crazy COVID times.

  7. Duncan says:

    Wow you’re back!
    I’ve enjoyed and learnt a lot from this site over the years, your work is very much appreciated.
    Much health and happiness to you and yours.
    Duncan

  8. collaredmichael says:

    So nice to see you back. Sorry technology is screwing with you, but still glad to see you.

  9. Miranda Jo says:

    I hope things are better now! Tech issues always suck 😦

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