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Known Issues / Incompatibilities
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How to troubleshoot a failing export?
Whilst there are the beginnings of a Troubleshooting section on https://docs.wp2static.com/en/troubleshooting/, this post will help to quickly list the steps, in some order of time/cost to troubleshoot issues with your export or deployment.
Whenever I export my WordPress site to netlify, the page is not found
It works fine when I export as zip, except the actual files are hidden in a lot of folders. C_\wamp64\www\wp\wp-content\uploads\wp-static-html-output-1550757660 is the actual path of my site within the zip. I am running wamp as you can tell. Edit: My...
Hello Leon, Just try to generate a static page out of Oxygen Builder (https://oxygenbuilder.com/) using this plugin but it seem the output is wrong. Can you confirm this. Thanks
Cannot start exporting
I am not able to start the export. On accessing the plugin view on /wp-admin/admin.php?page=wp2static it would seem that there is already an export process ongoing, with the message "Analyzing site... this may take a few minutes (but it's worth it!)"...
How to use with a Docker compose setup?
With a Docker compose file like below, how should I setup my export options? version: '3.3' services: db: image: mysql:5.7 volumes: - db_data:/var/lib/mysql restart: always environment: MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD: somew...
wp2static exports first 2 blog pages only
Hi Leon, thank you for creating such a great plugin! It's exactly what I was looking for. After my self-hosted Wordpress account was hacked, I've changed my strategy and will now develop/write my blog locally and export the static pages to my online ...
charset - utf ...
hallo, i have a problem with the german characters. after crawling my site looks like that: but should look like that: but if i look in the "index.html" there is the right utf charset, i think: ..... html lang="de-DE"...head><meta charset="UTF-8".......
Static HTML in root directory? How?
What's the best option to have the root site in static HTML? There is a link which isn't working in the plugin, which should explain how to place in root... Subdomain didn't work out for us. Subfolder copys the subfolder also. How to do it good?
Division by zero error
Hello, I am having some trouble with the CLI export. It was working previously but recently started throwing errors. On PHP7.0: PHP Notice: Uninitialized string offset: 0 in /var/www/html/wp-content/plugins/static-html-output-plugin/plugin/WP2Static/...
Trouble with static export
Hi, really enjoying your static site export, I got it set up with wp-cli on cron, exporting to a local directory then rsync over to a frontend server. Recently we installed a new theme that has some plugin dependencies/complexity. It appears that the...
error while trying to use gitlab
I tried to put gitlab for destination, and when I test my seting it works fine but I'm getting Failed during "Preparing files for GitLab deployment", please consult the Help tab for where to get assistance
Exclude list doesn't seem to work
Hi, I'm trying out the new plugin on one of my websites. The initial crawl generates a lot of false urls, therefore I add them to the exclude list. When I try and test via ZIP export I get the same result as if the exclude list is being ignored. I'd ...
If I purchase your plugin will you setit up for me. Also can you make it work with cloudflare and stackcahe? I need it for this website : alotoftrips.com
Super- Slow Processing , Errors
I downloaded WP Static yesterday to export my site (30 pages) to static HTML pages, but the plugin took literally all day to crawl the site and gave me an error encountered when processing files. Does the site crawler normally take this long? My serv...
Subdirectory on current server - Double content
Getting there but one problem, i'm choosing "Subdirectory on current server" as deployment method. And i have put the main website, on a subdirectory so i can export to the root domain. That's the right thing.. right? I did see a link in in Advanced ...
Destination URL blank introduces href='http://example.com...'
I'm trying to export a WP site to static content with relative URLs that I can first publish into a staging area before copying it to production. Hence I'm leaving "Destination URL" empty to purely get relative URLs for all content. Most of the conte...
How to include orphan pages in export?
I have a few thank you pages on my site that aren't included in my sitemap (as they shouldn't be indexed) but are published pages in WordPress. These pages aren't linked anywhere else on the site, since they are thank you pages and should only be see...
Yoast Sitemap URL not being replaced
I absolutely love this plugin, and have successfully exported my site several times. Thank you! I have noticed an issue - which may be my fault or an issue with the plugin - not quite sure. When exporting my site locally (via zip or subdirectory), WP...
Start static site export - It doesn't. Why?
I am trying to create a website on my Amazon S3. I have an Amazon S3 account. I have a “static” website running on my Mac OS X 10.14.2 using MAMP. It works. I have installed WP2Static into my Wordpress (the Wordpress is running on my Mac under MAMP.)...
I am a WP designer and a current user of HardyPress, so I understand static sites and how they work and such. My biggest complaint with HardyPress and Shifter is that they require naked domain names and require domain registration with a small group ...
Change URL structure: /page/index.html
Hi Guys, First of all thanks for WP2Static! Simple question: How can we change URL structure, because this structure is a bit wrong and would like to change it: www.mywebsite.nl/pagename/index.html to www.mywebsite.nl/pagename.html OR www.mywebsite.n...
Export fails every time I try (I'm using PRO Version 6.2)
I'm trying to export my website, but it always fails. The message says "An error has occurred, please consult the Help tab for where to get assistance." I tried setting the crawl to 1, 10, Maximum, but always fails. When I check the export log, there...
Only few post crawled
I have 6470 post in my wordpress, but the WP2Static only discovered 50 post, most of my post is lost. the WP2Static dectected URL include sitemap.xml, all post in that xml, but the plugin do not crawl it. here is the dectected wordpress url / /robots...
Instance Profile support?
I am currently running my wordpress inside EC2. The S3 feature for deploy static website seem to require AWS Access Key and Secret Access key. If I do not include it then the plugin test upload fail. The instance have IAM policy attached to the EC2 a...
"Autoblog" and static sites ?
hello I am a big fan of building affiliate autoblogs ( shame on me :-) but it works !) and I am wondering if a blog updated EVERY MINUTE with a new article (yes every mn, with an image from Amz or Ebay or whatever affiliate network) can use WP2static...
Thank you for taking on this much needed plugin update! This is perfect for a car dealership and flattening the vehicle display, category and home pages. Can you give me some advice as how to alter the URLs on the WP server instance that is managing ...
Automatically get a unique IP for every deployment
Hey everyone, Do you know a way of automatically getting a new, unique IP address for every website deployed using the auto-deployment feature? I wonder if this is possible to setup using WP2Static combined with either BunnyCDN, Netlify, Amazon S3 + ...
Doesn't work with PodPress
Trying to use WP2Static on a site with PodPress managing the podcast episodes. The export fails with the plugin activated but works fine when it's deactivated. The error log isn't giving a lot of information: 2018-12-09 06:32:04 STARTING EXPORT: STAT...
How to update from 5.8 Premium to 6.x?
Hi, I had just bought the lifetime premium version of your plugin a couple of days ago (customer ID: 1585319) and installed version 5.8 of your plugin. Now that version 6.x is out, I wanted to update to the latest version, but inside of WordPress the...
How to use HTTrack to make any website static (with link rewriting)
Sometimes, when the WP2Static plugin isn't able to be used in your situation, HTTrack can be a good alternative. A very mature application, with packages available for most operating systems and both GUI and CLI components, it's a really powerful too...
Fetched 0 of 0 pages/files
I tried to delete, reset. Today I have install a new version. The same message each time: [2018-12-24 12:46:45] Setting up [2018-12-24 12:46:45] Fetched 0 of 0 pages / files [2018-12-24 12:46:45] ZIP archive created: Click here to download [2018-12-2...
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...
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