My employer has created this wix website he wants me to replicate it from A to Z, I have done what I could, but some parts are still missing. He created the website and wants to move it to his server.

I tried:

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

And httrack nothing works. I want to be able to get clean html, and css and js files, I don't want them all in one file.

Is there any freeware available on windows or linux capable of doing that? I use both OS.

  • It seems that this is not really a website but a lot of JavaScript that ends up building a website. To do what you want, you'd need a program that runs all the JavaScript. This does not seem to be a wix specific issue. Maybe you want to rephrase the title to "Mirroring a website like I see it after running JavaScript" or so – Thomas Weller Aug 11 '16 at 20:21
  • @ThomasWeller i'm aware of the js issue and I changed the title of the website – Lynob Aug 11 '16 at 20:31
  • When you say he wants to move it to his server, do you mean he wants it to appear to be coming from his server, ie. that www.myexamplewebsite.com displays the same site, or does he actually want the files on the other site? It seems as though wix has their stuff pretty locked down, so you'd lose any backend: wix.com/support/html5/article/… – Aeolingamenfel Aug 11 '16 at 20:32
  • @Aeolingamenfel he wants his website example.com to appear exactly like that wix site that he created, he's trying to avoid paying the wix premium fee. I tried and still trying to recreate it from scratch by coding but parts of it are hard to recreate. So I'm trying to mirror it. He doesn't care about the backend – Lynob Aug 11 '16 at 20:37
  • A "mirroring software" is the wrong approach for something like that IMHO. From what you describe, the pages are built dynamically – a mirror would always create static content. You'd need to get the web source 1:1 (e.g. via FTP/SCP). But if the site was built with a proprietary framework that's not available outside its vendor's space, chances are rather bad: even if you get your part down cleanly, you'd still lack the framework to render it. – Izzy Aug 12 '16 at 9:25

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