Currently, your Narrative database is located on your computer. For this reason, we suggest backing up your database should anything happen to your computer. Support

1. Inside Narrative, head to the top menu bar and select "File" 

2. Once, you have the "File" menu open, select "Export Backup...". 

3. A finder window will open up, navigate to the destination that you want to export your back up. Press the "Select" button when have found where you want to save your backup.

You will now have exported a back up of your Narrative database, inside finder it should look something like this. 

1. Inside Narrative, head to the top menu bar and select "File" 

2. Once, you have the "File" menu open, select "Import Backup...". 

3. A finder window will open up, navigate to the database you'd like to import. Press the "Open" button.

4. Narrative will now restart, When your blog is reopened the database you imported should be loaded.  

Please note that by importing a backup will erase all data in the active session and replace it with the selected backup. This is an irreversible action.

  • In case you loose or damage your computer.
  • Should you need to quickly and easily edit your Narrative posts from another computer.
  1. We suggest backing up your database in a cloud location such as the Dropbox, Google cloud drive or iCloud drive folder on your computer.
  2. If you do not have a cloud-based folder on your computer, we suggest placing the backup on an external Hard drive or a location that is not directly on your computer.
  1. From the top menubar select Narrative, Preferences then Backup.
  2. Select the tick-box and select Change Location to set the backup location.

Narrative will automatically backup your database to the location specified. This will happen periodically while you are using the app and also when you quit the app.

No, not currently.

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