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What happened to my Index.html file?

I uploaded the normalize.css file but when I did my Index.html file disappeared and I can't find it anywhere. What happened? It looks like I lost everything I entered up to that point. I tried a different browser and I even rebooted the computer but the Index.html is nowhere to be found. It there any way to find/recover the file. I can't stand the idea of starting over . . .

4 Answers

Ivan Burda
Ivan Burda
10,897 Points

Hi Cliff,

I am sorry to hear about your loss and I understand how frustrating it can be. It happened to me as well a few months ago that a file got lost from my Workspaces. When I contacted the customer support of Treehouse, they apologized and assured me they try to minimize the number of these issues. I guess this may happen now and than, however, I have been absolutely satisfied with the functionality of Treehouse in the recent months. Dont get dejected and try to write your code again instead. Consider it an opportunity to review your knowledge, rather than a loss. I believe you can make it.

All the best and good luck,


Damn! This just happened to me. Cliff - did you re do your code?

No I did not. I was so angry at loosing all that work. My time is limited and I just did not have the time to start over. It is frustrating that the people who wrote the training program cannot solve this problem. It does not give me much confidence in their ability to be trainers.

I just lost my index.html file also. I guess we have to keep making a copy of our code in text file periodically. A logical question would be, why does this happen?