Accidently deleting site

What issue or error are you experiencing? I accidently deleted my site and had just purchased a pro version plugin. I assume my plug in went with it and it was for 1 site only. how can I get it back?

What steps can be taken to replicate the issue? Feel free to include screenshots, videos, etc

System Details

  • Local Version:

  • Operating System (OS) and OS version:

Local Logs

Attach your Local Logs here (Help Doc - Retrieving Local’s Log)

Security Reminder
Local does a pretty good job of scrubbing private info from the logs and the errors it produces, however there’s always the possibility that something private can come through. Because these are public forums, always review the screenshots you are sharing to make sure there isn’t private info like passwords being displayed.

Depending on what OS you have there might be a “time machine” function available to help you get back what you lost:

With Mac you can restore files from a certain date using their “Time machine Function”:

With Windows you could try a system restore to a date before the pull:

For future work, we highly recommend taking frequent backups of your work. This isn’t just a Local recommendation but a general best practice for web development, coding, technical writing, etc.

Here are some other options:

Thanks for the info Nick.I could’nt recover my site but was refunded money for the plug-in.I will for sure be backing up my sites from now on. Rookie mistake lol.


Hi @TMpowell2212 -

Glad to hear you were able to get a refund, and so sorry you lost your site.

We’ll close this thread but please reach out if you run into any trouble while you’re building with Local!


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