view my site off line

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hello - i am trying to get my site to work off line for a local advertising day. I am using HTtrack website copier - but it wont follow links which are just href 'page' nor will it download the images even tho i have told it to include images -

Any help would be appreciated, either an alternative method or help with this program.

If i download my file through Yolas tool does this allow me to view my site offline??

Thansk Lee.
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I really have no experience at this Lee.
My only option would be a recorded preview using something like Jing. That certainly won't allow you to explore the site though simply a progressive linear program. Start-------Finish.

I don't think that the Yola download would capture the content of links so I don't think it would work from that perspective. I'm also not sure if the expanded form on your pc would show anything as it's designed to be uploaded to a server with PHP. Now I'm out of my depth :)
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Hi Lee,

The Download Site feature is in place for users who want to download their site and then upload to another server. When a site is downloaded it will be in zipped format, this means that it is not possible to view the site unless it is uploaded to a server that supports PHP. This is most likely not what you are wanting to do. For someone to view your site it will need to be published and they will need your URL.

The other option, if you need the website saved on a disk, would be to save each of the pages individually, somewhat like images. If you did this you wouldn't be able to view your site as it would normally function on the Internet, such as navigating between pages, clicking on links, and scrolling up and down a page, but it would give you a way to show the pages of your site without the site being published, or the viewer needing an Internet connection.

If this is something you would like to do:

1. Right click on your home page
2. Click Save Page As
3. Give the file a name, location (such as a disk or desktop), and depending on your system you will choose Web Archive or Completed Web Page
4. The page will now be a saved file
5. You will need to repeat this process for each page of your site that you want saved

Another option would be to take a screen shot of each of your pages saving as an image to your disk.

This may not be exactly what you had in mind, but we're hoping these suggestions will help you.