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Python script to build a static version of a dynamic website
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  • Posted: Sat, May 26, 2012
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I use Content Management Systems (e.g. Wordpress) to build dynamic websites. In some cases these websites need to deployed as stand-alone static websites.

This project is to develop a python script that will crawl a target website (domain, e.g. "localhost") and completely replicate the site so the site is completely stand-alone and self-contained.

All pages and external resources are to be downloaded and relinked (eg. scripts, stylesheets, images, etc), and all page files (HTML pages) are downloaded, renamed, and given a prefix (e.g. .html).

The script will be used on sites that have up to 50 individual pages and up to 200 linked resources (images, stylesheets, scripts - most images).

In addition to page files, css files should be processed so that any image resources are downloaded and relinked to local images (e.g. styles with background images).

The page files saved locally should mimic the URL structure of the page, with all files rewritten to use a suffix (e.g. .html). Fo...

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Desired Skills
Unix, Python
Job ID: 30798907
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