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How can I restore a previous version of the mysite pages?

At some point during customisation, we made some major changes to the pages (particularly default.aspx) that we want to revert but I can't find the pages in either SPD or via all site content to revert them.

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There is one way you can achieve this. You can View/Restore a particular webpage which either in Pages Library/SitePages as follows:

SiteUrl/_layouts/Versions.aspx?list={ListId}&ID=ItemId

  • ListId : ID of pages library or Site pages
  • ItemId : ID of particular page

Once you get the versions, you can select a particular version and restore it.

Assumption: You might have enabled versioning settings for the Page Library.

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Any idea how I can get the ID of the page, given that it doesn't appear in site pages for the my sites? –  Ben Nov 5 '12 at 13:46
    
To view the ID of the particular page, modify the view (/SitePages/Forms/AllPages.aspx) and set the 'ID' checkbox. –  Joyal4 Nov 6 '12 at 20:28
    
But the My Site pages don't appear in all site pages - otherwise I wouldn't have this problem! –  Ben Nov 7 '12 at 10:57

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