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Is there a way to download an entire Blogspot blog in HTML format, without the ads and associated cruft?

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Just my two cents ... Winhttrack?

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  • Well, I usually use this application to download from Artofmanliness and such blogs. Saves the site completely, so I have a browsable archive on my laptop ... I can read useful stuff on the bus/train. :))
    – Apache
    Aug 15, 2011 at 12:31
  • Any advice how to configure it to go around "content warning" no blogs that require to click "I agree" ? Jan 26, 2019 at 10:00
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Perl has several good modules for doing this.

LWP:
Mechanize:

Both can be found on http://search.cpan.org

From the command line, when this tool is called, you can recursively grab all files in the directory by typing wget -r sitename.

Wget: http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/

As for out of the box software that you can use on a GUI, I am of no help.

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For the owners of the blog... Google provides the functionality to download the entire blog (posts, comments, the whole nine yards).

http://www.dataliberation.org/google/blogger

In case of content from other people's blog, copyright violation comes into the picture.

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Use an adblocker add-on in your browser to remove the ads.

Then, use the "save as" feature in your browser to save the page in HTML.

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  • I guess he means downloading the whole blog.
    – slhck
    Aug 14, 2011 at 21:40
  • Yes I do. This blog has 2,578 posts. :-) I'm not doing them all by hand.
    – robert_nachos
    Aug 14, 2011 at 22:25

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