In this guide, we'll walk you through two simple methods that will allow you to download webpages for offline viewing
on a Mac.
These methods are specific to the Safari browser and online application, SiteSucker.
How to Download Web Pages with Safari
web browser allows you to download webpages in their entirety (along with the text, graphics, and images they contain). Go to the desired webpage and click on the File
menu > Save As
. Click on the Format
drop-down menu and select Web Archive
. Choose a save location for your file and then click on OK
Download Websites with SiteSucker
If you would like to download an entire website for offline viewing, then you will need an app like SiteSucker. SiteSucker
will enable you to duplicate the directory structure of a website (including all of its data) to your device for full offline browsing.
You can download SiteSucker for OS X
on the Mac AppStore
or get the mobile version of the app
on the iTunes Store
. Once installed, enter the URL of the desired webpage in the URL
field and click on Download
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