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WP Static HTML Output

Produces a static HTML version of your WordPress install and adjusts URL accordingly

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This plugin produces a static HTML version of your wordpress install, incredibly useful for anyone who would like the publishing power of wordpress but whose webhost doesn't allow dynamic PHP driven sites - such as MobileMe. You can run your development site on a different domain or offline, and the plugin will change all relevant URLs when you publish your site. It's a simple but powerful plugin, and after hitting the publish button, the plugin will output a ZIP file of your entire site, ready to upload straight to it's new home.

An example of a website which has been generated by this plugin and is now running in a static mode can be seen here:Leon Stafford. Please note that I'm currently running a very stripped down theme for testing, though this will work with most all WordPress themes with some slight tweaking for comments/RSS serving.

Limitations: * The nature of a static site implies that any dynamic elements of your wordpress install that reply upon WordPress plugins or internal functions to operate dynamically will no longer work. Significantly, this means comments. You can workaround this by including a non-Wordpress version of an external comments provider into your theme code, such as the Disqus comment system. Any page elements that rely upon Javascript will function normally. * inability to correctly capture some relative links in posts * inability to detect assets dynamically loaded via javascript after page load, these will need to specified separately (but will work)

Premium Options: * Free domain name of your choosing (.com, .net, .org, etc) * One click deployment from your WordPress control panel * UNLIMITED filestorage for your whole WordPress site, including all attachments, etc. * Maximum redundancy so you never lose your static site * Premium support for the WP Static HTML Output Plugin via email with 24 hr response time

Planned upgrades: * one-click transfer to your destination server via FTP,SFTP,WebDAV, etc
* progress meter to show % of .ZIP creation * speed improvements

Developed by Leon Stafford, Leon Stafford. If you have any questions about this plugin's usage, installation or development, please email me at: leon.stafford@mac.com

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Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.2
Last Updated: 3 weeks ago
Active Installs: 4,000+


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