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"Restoring Webflow from a backup broke our API connections"

"We ran into a pretty big issue today when we needed to restore our Webflow site from a previous backup. This action completely broke our API connections as it generated new IDs for everything in the webflow CMS."

Yup!

Restoring backups scrambles all of your CMS id's and your lookup tables are now all broken 🤯

To fix...

Create an autogenerated ID within your lookup table and make sure to save this in every CMS item 🤓

Now...when disaster strikes...you have a way to automate a fix it Raising hands.

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