But, never fear! Thanks to the techno-skills of Joy the Wonderful, my blog has been checked out thoroughly and it appears that I am back and good as new!
So, here are a few of the things I have learned about how to handle being hacked:
- Be friends with someone who actually knows what a cPanel is and additionally, understands stuff like database backups and malicious malware.
- Otherwise, you'll be communicating with your web host with really smart words like, "Uhhhh... you mean The Thing with the Dealihoo?"
- Be ready to wait.
- And then wait some more.
- Because apparently cPanels have lots and lots of ... uh... panels and those suckers are good at hiding malicious codes and viruses. And those viruses do not respond at all to evil thoughts from the blog owner.
That is what has Worked For Me while my blog was NOT working for me.
And now for happier news!
It appears from signs being displayed by my, you know, inner workings that a new little Bebe Smockity will shortly be making an appearance here at Smockity Central!
I am hoping to update here with minute by minute details of my progress whenever the time comes. For now, I'm just waiting for the time, but be sure and check back for the fascinating details of "When the Smockity Delivers". I'll try to limit terms like "HOT TAMALE MAMA, that hurts!" and "OUCHEE-WAWA!" to once every 15 minutes or so.