Johnny Matthews | Grab an entire website using wget

Learn how to grab an entire website using wget. You can then use this site as a static mirror. This was written on 22nd of August 2023.

Sometimes you need a static mirror of a dynamic site, just in case things go pear-shaped.

  1. Make sure you have wget installed:

    wget --version
  2. Run wget with, like, a gazzilion arguments:

    wget -mkxKE -e robots=off

    This command will create a directory for the site you just downloaded. You can use this to host a mirror.