Mirror/Clone existing websites from the internet

With Unix tool ‘wget‘, you can download the contents of the whole website and have a local copy.

wget --mirror -p --convert-links -P ./LOCAL-DIR WEBSITE-URL


  • mirror : turn on options suitable for mirroring.
  • p : download all files that are necessary to properly display a given HTML page.
  • convert-links : after the download, convert the links in document for local viewing.
  • P ./LOCAL-DIR : save all the files and directories to the specified directory.


Cloning, reusing and copying content from websites may be illegal.


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