There are numerous methods through which you can recover a post after it gets accidently removed from your site. Following are the few possible ways.
- Restore from Feeds, via text.
- Restore from Search Engine Cache, via text.
- Restore from Search Engine Cache, via Post ID.
The most prominent way is to use Search engine cache to retrieve Post ID from the cached content. By Combining Post ID with Blog ID, you can directly get access to the Blogger’s Post Editor having all the content i.e. text and images which were deleted unintentionally.
Step 1: Find Cache Copy of a Post From Search Engine:
If your post is indexed in Google search engine, then go to Google.com and write the Title of your article (write the full title of your article so search engines can easily display it in the results).
After finding your post in search results just hover over it and a Small arrow will appear as shown in the following screenshot. Just Press that “Arrow >>” and a new window will slide out which will display a small preview of your article.
Now select “Cached” and it will take you to your post (it will display the whole content which was removed) as seen in the screenshot below.
Step 2: Finding Post ID From Search Engine Cache:
Now that you have accessed the “Cache of your article”, the next step is to find Post ID from it's source code. Just press CTRL + U and it will take you to the source code.
Within the source code search for the following HTML coding (Tip: Do not search the whole code at one, just search it in a small set of keywords i.e. <div class='post hentry'>). On finding the code, there’s the unique Post ID 5177832322223143509.
<div class='post hentry'>
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Step 3: Accessing Deleted Posts Through Blog and Post ID
Now you have Post ID as well as Blog ID so you can easily recover the deleted article. Just visit the following URL and it will take you to the Blogger editor having content i.e. Text and images which was deleted unintentionally. (Remember: Do not forget to replace the Blog ID as well as the Post ID From the following URL otherwise you would face weird errors).
That's all, now you can either Publish, Save or update your article that was removed either by you or Google DMCA.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. How to Find Blog ID?
Each and every site hosted at Blogger has different/unique Blog ID numbers, usually there is no need to worry about the ID, but occupationally you need to know the numbers to install any Third party plugin onto your site. If you need to Figure it out, here's how it goes:
First Login into your Blogger Account, and select the blog whose ID you want to find. Select it from the dashboard, just like you do while publishing a new topic to your site.
From any Page, Template, Layout you can find your blog ID number. Just take a look at your browsers Address bar. See the following screenshot below.
2. Does Anyone can Access My Site's Admin Panel?
No one can access your site except You. If others discovered your Blog ID as Well as Post ID even than they cannot hack or edit your site until or unless their Email Address has the admin privilege. Whenever an unknown person would access your site's admin dashboard it will display an error message i.e. "Your current account (firstname.lastname@example.org) does not have access to view this page. Click here to logout and change accounts".