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I have lost http access to my site and i need to recover pages from it. Is there a way?

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the answer is on your question. What's the problem with ftp? –  peteroak Jul 28 '12 at 21:16
    
@peteroak how do i do it? what file do i download? –  PitaJ Jul 28 '12 at 21:17

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The short answer is that your pages are stored in a database. So they are likely to be safe.

It sounds like something else is broken with your site ... please can you cut n paste any error message here

What were you doing to break it?
1. If you recently updated a plugin or a theme then use your FTP client and login to your directory on your webhost

  1. go through your directories looking for wp-content/themes or wp-content/plugins
    (if you just updated a plugin then rename that folder to old_plugins)

  2. this will deactivate all plugins and you should be able to go to your website at mywebsite.com/wp-admin

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I figured out that I had to use the phpMyAdmin from the server's control panel to access the pages. –  PitaJ Jul 28 '12 at 21:43

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