Static Site Exporter
- Version: 0.3
- Author: Symphony Team, Nick Dunn
- Build Date: 2010-12-21
- Requirements: Symphony 2.1.0
Export a Symphony site to flat HTML pages.
- Place the
static_site_exporterfolder in your Symphony
- Go to System > Extensions, select "Static Site Exporter", choose "Enable" from the with-selected menu, then click Apply.
View the extension by following System > Static Site Exporter. Once the extension has crawled your site and built an index of pages and assets, you can generate an archive (Zip) as a "static build".
First click the "Index Site" button which will initialise the crawler. This follows all hyperlinks within your site and indexes the contents of each page.
When complete, click the "Generate Static Build" button which compiles this index into a Zip file in your
There are several preferences edited via the System > Preferences page:
Index File Nameis the name of the HTML file created for each Symphony page (defaults to
Export Locationis the full disk path of where to save exported Zip archives (defaults to
Force Includelets you specify a list of additional files and/or folders to be included in the Zip
Include 404 pages in export archivedoes what it says on the tin
Additionally you can set up global string replacements in the
lib/inc.string_replace_pairs.php file. This is an array of pairs in the form:
$pairs['foo'] = 'bar';
Where all instances of the string
foo will be replaced with
bar when the export Zip is created. This is useful for replacing URLs or paths which might need to be absolute or hard-coded in your pages.