Did You Know? Sitecore: How to recover a deleted item

It happens all the time, someone deleted an item by mistake. Whether it’s your content author, your customer, or yourself, you’ll need to undelete or recover a deleted item. Here’s how it’s done. If you’re a Sitecore 6 or 7 user, scroll down to that section.

Sitecore 8

Sitecore 8’s Launchpad provides a new way to access the Recycle Bin. From the launchpad just click the Recycle Bin app to access it.

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If instead you’re already in the Desktop mode or are used to that, hit the Sitecore menu and click the Recycle Bin app from the right hand side.

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Once you’ve launched the Sitecore Recycle Bin, navigate to your item, select it, and choose “Restore” from the top.

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Still on Sitecore 6 or 7?

When logging in select the Desktop view.

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From the Sitecore menu select the recycle bin from the right side.

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Navigate to the item you wish to recover, select it, and hit “Recover” at the top of the app. Your item is now recovered.

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