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Ghost Blog JSON Export Does Not Export Comments

Related: Ghost Blog.


There is big downside in the backup methods suggested by the official docs.

IT DOES NOT BACK UP COMMENTS.

I'm quite pissed off when I once restored my blog from a backup and didn't find any comments. I was double pissed off by the fact that it's not mentioned anywhere.

The only reliable way to backup ghost blog is to backup like it's described in the docs:

  • Export content as a JSON
  • Export routes and redirects
  • Copy themes
  • Copy media files
  • Export members

and then:


References

Include native comments in export/import JSON - Ideas - Ghost Forum