February 23, 2004
MT request: The BIG, RED button

Heiko reports from his adventures in reinstalling Movable Type over the weekend.

Here's a request to the MT team: a big, red button on the main page allowing a dump-all backup including authors, categories, entry-IDs, templates etc...

Rebuilding an MT installation at the moment is a nightmare most users pray won't happen to them...

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Thats true when it comes to doing a backup of the installation from MT, but if you're using MySQL for your content, then rebuilding an MT-installation isn't such a big deal - at least if you remember to do a MySQL dump of the database.

Posted by: Jarle on February 23, 2004 05:49 PM

Jarle - would be nice with a one-button-does-all solution, though. For example your configs (archive paths etc etc) are not in the MySQL database...

Posted by: Anders on February 23, 2004 06:38 PM
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