Lolu chungechunge lwabekwa kunqolobane. Uyacelwa ubuze umbuzo omusha uma udinga usizo.
How to download a web page intact as one file, which can be easily done with Safari
On Safari all I do with a complex web page is 'Save As (whatever I wish, or its existing description. That shows as a complete webpage in a single file. Firefox saves it as a file PLUS a folder of elements. Takes up twice my desktop real estate, and makes going back too complex. Chrome has a sort of fix which now only works occasionally. Am probably overlooking some kind of Ad-on, but have yet to find it. Any thoughts?
All Replies (2)
Safari saves the web pages in the web archive format. Basically, it rolls every element of the web page into a single file. It provides the convenience of having everything in a single file but it may not necessarily mean that it saves space. Note that this format is not very portable - other browsers like Internet Explorer cannot open this web archive file.
Since Firefox saves the web page and its associated elements separately, it can be opened in any other browser. To allow saving web pages in web archive format from Firefox, you can try this add-on: Mozilla Archive Format.
Thanx, just downloaded it and will try. The space I was referring to is desktop real estate. My mad method is to download to the Desktop first, before I file something away for later. A file and a folder for each page saved takes up twice the desktop space.