Deleting a Magento product by accident happens all the time. The problem is that you cannot undo this, causing a lot of frustration! This trashcan for Magento solves this problem easily: Products, CMS-pages and static blocks can be restored from the trashcan or deleted permanently. Your end-users will love you for this. A vital tool for any Magento site!
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This is a must have on every Magento installation, one minute install and after that a livetime pleasure.
Currently, Magento categories can not restored yet - this is included on the roadmap. Simple Products, Downloadable Products and Virtual Products are restored without issues. Other product-types can also be restored, but their associative data (like the subproducts of Configurable Products) need to be reconfigured.
For the complete instructions and configuration see the online installation guide.
Can I restore products that were deleted before Trashcan was installed?
No, you can't - it would defy all logic. If you want to restore something, you will need to restore it from a backup. However, if you did not create a backup before, you don't have something to restore from either. Our Trashcan allows you to create a backup of every Magento product, provided that you install the extension before you are actually deleting the product.
If you have deleted products before installing Trashcan, it is not inserted in any trashcan functionality either but you have simply just deleted that information permanently. This is exactly the functionality that our extension improves. The only way to recover something from Magento when you did not use Trashcan to begin with, is to do a recovery of your entire Magento site from your hosters backup. If there is no backup at all, there is no point in trying to recover anything.