Tutorial: Copying a website Copy websites locally for offline browsing
In this first tutorial, we'll cover creating a new project and copying a website.
Creating the new project
- From the File menu, open the New sub menu and then choose New Blank Project
- An empty project will be created with everything set to default values
Setting the web site URL
- Set the Website field to be
Setting the download folder
- The Save folder will default to
c:\Downloaded Web Sites. Also by default, the domain of the web site to copy (
demo.cyotek.comin this example) will be automatically appended to the folder path when copying the site for a final value of
c:\Downloaded Web Sites\demo.cyotek.com. In most cases, you can just leave the Save folder field at its default value.
Copying the web site
- Select Copy Website from the Project menu, or press F5
WebCopy will then download the website. As the tutorial website is very small, this should only take a few seconds.
Viewing the copying website
- Click the green arrow icon to the right of the save folder to view using File Explorer.
Saving the new project
- Select Save from the File menu, or press Control+S
- Enter a filename your project and click Save
Ready for more? Tutorial 2 covers the information panels that display details of the copied website.
Tutorials and examples
The original location of this content can be found here.
Download current and archived versions of Cyotek WebCopyDownload
- Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista SP2
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
- 20MB of available hard disk space
This software may be used free of charge, but as with all free software there are costs involved to develop and maintain.
If this site or its services have saved you time, please consider a donation to help with running costs and timely updates.Donate