Download an entire website to static HTML

You can use a program called httrack to do this, but turns out wget is almost as good. I had a couple of old Joomla 1.5 websites that were now more of a security risk than anything and kept getting hacked, so I decided to turn them into static HTML sites using wget.

wget --limit-rate=200k --no-clobber --convert-links --random-wait -r -p -E -e robots=off -U mozilla

That's it.

To download a sub-directory include "--no-parent" and make sure to add "/" at the end of the path(otherwise it'll run away)!

wget --no-clobber --convert-links --random-wait --no-parent -r -E -e robots=off -U mozilla

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