When you have an unexpected computer crash or your browser closes, you can use the Restore Auto-Save Content button in the Rich Text editor to recover the content of the text fields from the last time you were on the Compose page.
Click the Restore Auto-Save Content button in the toolbar immediately after you return to the Compose page. This will replace the contents of the text fields from the last time you were on the Compose page.
When working on longer posts, we recommend using the Draft option to save an unpublished copy of the post to your account to prevent a loss of work. The Restore Auto-Save Content feature should only be used in an emergency as the post is not actually saved to your account.
To save your post as an unpublished Draft, select Draft from the Status menu and click Save. The page will refresh and you can continue working on the post. The post can also be accessed from the Posts list. When you are ready to Publish the post, select Publish Now from the Status menu and click Publish.
If you use Firefox as your browser and write in a lot of online forms, you may want to install an add-on which will save your form content on any website. A couple of recommended add-ons: