Download an entire static website to your local machine

wget --recursive --page-requisites --convert-links
Very nice command when you want to download a site locally to your machine, including images, css and javascript

2009-02-16 10:57:44

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Thanks, this is really handy for me since my local newspaper's online site does provide a downloadable pdf for archives. :)
eseven73 · 667 weeks ago
The given command is missing a parameter to download entire web sites. The default recursion limit is 5, so it will stop after any links level levels deep. This is enough for many sites, but not all. So, to be sure you get the entire site, add a '-l 0': wget -r -p -l 0
ToyKeeper · 647 weeks and 2 days ago
Um, actually just use the -m option (mirror) like this: wget -m -p And speaking as an administrator of many websites, please don't use this unless you must. You probably should use --limit-rate=50k or -w 1 just to be nice.
deltaray · 620 weeks and 4 days ago
Forgot about the convert-links, which you could use -k or --convert-links for.
deltaray · 620 weeks and 4 days ago
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tillyracker · 22 weeks and 6 days ago
seofox · 1 week and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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