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Closing Blog down.... (6 posts)

  1. jakewc2
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I am having to close my blog down. I am not sure I want to start another, if I do, it wont be by transferring the information from this blog to the new one.

    What I need to know is, I want to copy the information to my hard drive, to be able to pull it up on my pc, and refer to it, if necessary, I have taken a mysql dump and copied the files to the hd, but how can I look at the pages, on the hd?

    John

  2. mrmist
    Forum Janitor
    Posted 4 years ago #

    If you want to set up a WordPress site on your own computer, you would need to install mysql and a web server to use with it. There are single install packages you can run to set these things up, such as WAMP Server.

  3. techjockey
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    This is the easiest way.......

  4. jakewc2
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    oh wow, thank you for such quick replies.

    I wasnt wanting to set up wp on my pc, all I want is to be able to access the pages, so I can view the information, I dont need to look at the posts. Is there a folder in wp that has that information in html format?

  5. mrmist
    Forum Janitor
    Posted 4 years ago #

    No, all the page content is in the database.

    You could probably export the database as a text file, but it'd be a pain to read.

  6. If you don't have a lot of pages, you can just visit each one and save as HTML.

    This claims it can convert a WordPress exported XML file into html: http://code.activestate.com/recipes/551792/

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