backing up blog posts? Why can’t I save a copy on my computer?
I was just wondering if there is any way I can “save” a back up copy of my posts & pages on my own computer? ie. with a normal webpage, you can click on File – Save As – and then choose “Webpage (complete)” which would normally save a copy of that page on your hard drive together with a folder of the related images, so that it will display correctly, even if you’re not online…
Well, I tried to do that with my blog – starting with the Homepage – and it seemed to go OK (I could see it saving all the images, etc) and then suddenly, just as it got to 99% Saved…a pop-up window appeared saying “This Webpage Could Not Be Saved” – why is that?
Is it because of my RSS feeds? I have a long list of RSS feeds of other blogs in my sidebar…are they the ones causing the problem?
Is there any other way I could save a copy of my pages and posts??
The blog I need help with is bighoneydog.com.
You can download a copy of all of your posts using the Tools / Export feature.
I don’t know why your browser would refuse to save a copy of the page – sounds like a browser bug.
Thanks! I will give that a try… :)
By the way, how could I fix a browser bug?
For example, I’ve been noticing also that whenever I try to load the widget page – it “freezes” and I get a pop-up message saying something like “this page is running a script that will cause your computer to run more slowly – stop running the script? Yes/No” – and I have to click on “No” if I want my widgets to show up correctly – if I click on “Yes” – the page just remains frozen.
This has only started a while go, in fact, I think since the changes in the way our dashboards are displayed (ie. now we can just drag widgets to the correct place) – so I’m guessing that there is something my browser doesn’t like about the new WordPress dashboard?
I’m using IE 7 – is there anyway I can fix this – and possibly also enable me to save a copy of the page?
(- The reason I thought it was the RSS Feeds that was the problem is because I managed to save a friend’s WordPress blog which does not have any feeds in the sidebar and that page save OK. )
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