Time Machine didn't restore my iWeb site - how do I get it back?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ss957916, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. ss957916 macrumors 6502a

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    My MBP needed a new HDD, so I did a TM back-up, took it to Apple and they did the business so I reinstalled the OS and restored from TM.

    Six weeks on I've opened iWeb and my website isn't there. How can I restore it (and why didn't TM do it?)?
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    How did you "restore" it? Migration Assistant? If you restored your entire drive as imaged, you must not have backed up the iWeb site and it's pretty much gone forever.
     
  3. ss957916 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Actually, I entered Time Machine and just restored my Home folder. Migration Assistant couldn't 'see' my external HDD.
     
  4. JediMeister macrumors 68040

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    Look in your ~/Library/Application Support/iWeb folder for a Domain file. Unless you excluded it from being backed up, it should have been preserved if your Documents and other stuff are intact. If you have more than one in there, double-click to open up the file in iWeb and see what you're dealing with. That file can also be copied to another computer with the same/newer version of iWeb and edited via another machine.
     

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