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Error when updating from 5.8 to 6.0
When I update through the WP dashboard, it tells me it was successfully updated, but when I click on the "Settings" link to go to the plugin, I get an error/blank page.
How to install the latest preview of version 5.9 of WP2Static?
UPDATE: Version 6 is now ready for release and will soon be available from the official plugin page on WordPress.org. Please download from https://wordpress.org/plugins/static-html-output-plugin/
Elementor - Export with Fonts
Hi everybody! I've just discovered this plugin and it's excellent and it works perfectly with Elementor. There is only one problem, I've got a single page site and the export works fine except that fonts file are missing from the export. Is there any...
Page Builder Support?
Hi... I've got a client who wants a static HTML site and I only dev in WordPress. For speed and efficiency, I tend to use page builder frameworks like Divi or Avada. Does this plugin work with those types of frameworks? Also - does this plugin work w...
Switch to Github Deploy key with write access
Originally posted at https://github.com/leonstafford/wp2static/issues/184 I recommend you switch to deploy keys with write access ... as these can be established for a single repo. Personal access keys provide access to every repository ... It's not ...
How to export when using Bedrock by roots.io?
What settings should be used? Due to the custom directory structure, this was not supported in versions up to 5.8, but is now possible.
How to export a single page / landing page?
This is great for the use case of 1 WordPress installation and multiple landing pages, which you want to deploy to different domains. Basic recipe: create one parent page, with slug of say "parent" create all your landing pages under this when you're...
Problems with child theme
Hi, thanks a lot for the good work! I'm having issues with a blog for which I developed a custom child theme starting from Twentyseventeen default Wordpress parent theme. Basically, the files for the child theme (CSS and JS) are saved in a subfolder ...
Use robots.txt for initial crawl list (option)
As per title, if a robots.txt file exists within the WordPress site, this is probably a good list to use for the initial crawl list and may be faster to read than the database. Expanding the "URL Detection" mechanism to allow for robots.txt and other...
|Ideas / Feature Requests||0||2018-12-12 15:51:10.165Z|
Is there a Way to see what files are Crawl'ed?
The Crawl-counter goes up to "crawl_site #500" but iam only using 10 Sites an 0 posts nothing in Trash, no Tags. Can i See what files are Processed?
Problems exporting posts with videos
Crawling fails for posts with embedded videos. It looks like html end tags are mistakenly considered to be part of the file name. When editing the post in text mode, the corresponding section reads [video width="1920" height="934" mp4="http://xxx-ubu...
What doesn't work / isn't compatible out of the box when publishing from WP to a static site?
As someone new to the plugin, with an existing WordPress site, what should I be mindful of, like contact forms, eCommerce, etc that may not work without extra work?
Issue about using the plugin with virtue theme and altervista hosting
Hi, I'm trying to use this plug in in order to obtain a static Web site and deploy it into gitlab. I selected to obtain a zip file, but the process did not accomplish. It seems and error with virtue theme. Thank you Log file https://pastebin.com/raw/...
Setting up from Test Deployment
Sorry if this has been asked before. I have done a Test Deployment and everything has worked fine. I have both my WP folder and the test folder mystaticsite on my host (ipage). Can I now move the mystaticsite folder to root (say) delete the WP folder...
Crawl on install goes on for a huge amount of time
Hi, I'm also seeing the post-installation crawl large # and never finishes. I've tried twice. My site is very simple although the theme has a number of media items, it shouldn't take this long. Crawl is > 1200 this time and was even higher last time....
How does plugin address changes to menus and widgets?
If I've been using WPStatic for 30 days and then I change a main or footer menu item? Will the crawl rebuild past pages with the updated menu? What if I update content, settings, layout or add new sidebar widgets? Will past static pages be updated or...
squeezing out more performance - multithreaded requests from client/chunking the export files (hold in client to limit reading?) custom minimal S3/CF client with v4 requests signing GitHub Pages export to use regular commits to enable batching/diff-b...
|Ideas / Feature Requests||0||2018-10-23 05:24:27.869Z|
GitLab as a deployment option
consider the difference between multiple commits vs uploading blobs then creating a tree/reference as per current GitHub implementation (con is doesn't allow for diff-based deploys)
|Ideas / Feature Requests||N||2||2018-10-23 01:59:57.557Z|
BitBucket as a deployment option
|Ideas / Feature Requests||E||4||2018-10-23 01:57:43.401Z|
IPFS as a deployment option
https://medium.com/coinmonks/how-i-hosted-my-website-on-ipfs-431919d7440a https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmdPtC3T7Kcu9iJg6hYzLBWR5XCDcYMY7HV685E3kH3EcS/2015/09/15/hosting-a-website-on-ipfs/ http://www.atnnn.com/p/ipfs-hosting/ https://www.reddit.com/r/ipfs/com...
|Ideas / Feature Requests||E||1||2018-10-21 15:46:13.027Z|
Does it works with Google’s Cloud CDN?
(originally asked here: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/does-it-works-with-googles-cloud-cdn/) I wonder if it also works on Google’s Cloud CDN, thanks
Firebase as a deployment option
|Ideas / Feature Requests||NE||2||2018-10-21 11:41:40.670Z|
Digital Ocean Spaces deployment option
Should be supported by Digital Ocean soon: https://www.reddit.com/r/digital_ocean/comments/9gljri/static_website_on_do_spaces/
|Ideas / Feature Requests||0||2018-10-21 01:45:38.178Z|
Compatibility with App Engine Standard (php72 runtime)
Guide to Install:  It looks like everything is working but this 1 error upon activation. Your uploads folder (gs://static-wordpress-test.appspot.com/1) is not writable. I have tried using the GCS plugin & WP Stateless Plugin (Preferred) to set the...
|Ideas / Feature Requests||N||0||2018-10-20 17:28:10.360Z|
Compatibility with Heroku
Deploying to Heroku with CI is super easy already, unfortunettly the plugin is not compatibile with a wordpress site running on heroku. IMO This would be the perfect backend for WP Static sites, fully secure, automated, and reliable backend for free....
|Ideas / Feature Requests||N||0||2018-10-20 17:18:45.507Z|
Google Cloud Storage as a deployment option
|Ideas / Feature Requests||N||1||2018-10-20 17:14:42.940Z|
About the Ideas category
Here you can suggest new ideas and "vote" on existing ones to make them more visible. Add a comment/your desired implementation against a topic to push it higher up the list, which will give it a better chance of being developed and released first.
|Ideas / Feature Requests||S||0||2018-10-20 16:12:53.364Z|
NeoCities as a deployment option
|Ideas / Feature Requests||0||2018-10-20 16:10:27.314Z|
Export site as a PDF
As we have structure of the site and relative link ability, going to PDF should not be too much extra effort and a lack of good plugins solving this need
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Azure Storage as a deployment option
|Ideas / Feature Requests||0||2018-10-20 15:50:16.760Z|
Known Issues / Incompatibilities
Check here first if you're having troubles, then checkout the Support category for questions and answers
Share your experiences using the plugin, where you've been able to reduce security headaches and increase performance of your WordPress site by going static.
Plugin incompatible with certain Windows servers
Does work on AMPPS, which appears to use Unix filepaths reported issues by several users. Filepaths, in particular, seem to be the issue. Plugin needs to detect Windows servers and adjust filepath building functions accordingly.
1-click deploying from WP Dashboard
Allow the user to perform a complete export using the current settings. Show a progress bar and textual indicator of which step it's up to, but keep it clean and simple. Placeholder function and action added in plugin entrypoint, called wp_static_htm...
|Ideas / Feature Requests||S||0||2018-10-20 12:55:45.822Z|