Quaker meetings that are creating brand new websites may want to save the content from an old website, either for archival purposes or to move the data from one location to another. There are several ways to do this yourself.

Copy and paste into a Word Document or Google Doc

  1. Open the website on your browser.
  2. Open a new document in Microsoft Word.
  3. Using your mouse, highlight the text in the browser.
  4. Right click the text, then click “Copy.”
  5. Return to Word or Google Docs, right click again, then click “Paste.”

When you are ready, you may then copy and paste the text into your new site.

Save as PDF files.

  1. Open the website on your browser.
  2. In the upper right corner of the browser, find the “Print” command.
  3. Change the printer to “Adobe PDF” and click “Print.”
  4. Consider changing the name of the page to something you can easily remember.
  5. Click “Save.”

This option allows you to keep the text and images for archival purposes like any other PDF file.

Save the pages onto a drive.

  1. Open the website on your browser.
  2. In the upper right hand of the browser, look for the command “Save page as.” It might be listed under “More tools.”
  3. Choose where you’d like to save the page on your drive.
  4. Save the page as “Webpage, Complete.” (This saves both the text and the images.)
  5. Repeat these steps for every page on your site.

This option keeps the pages as fully functional locally, but they will not be on the internet.

Take a screenshot of the page.

There are many ways to screenshot a page, from the “Print Screen” key on a keyboard to “Web Capture” function on Microsoft Edge. Please note that this option saves the page as a picture and text cannot be highlighted with a cursor this way.

Saving photos on your site.

  1. Right click the photo you wish to save from the current site.
  2. Rename the photo to something that you can remember and perhaps describes the image.
  3. Save the photo to your drive.
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