I want to scrape all the pages and subpages of a web site (by scrape, I mean save all the online content to local HTML files).

What is the best utility to crawl all the pages? Ideally, I would like to specify how many layers deep to scrape.


You have two options:

You can use the wget command-line utility like so:

wget -rl 10

Replace the 10 with the number of levels you would like to recurse down into.

Or, you can use SiteSucker. A GUI application that recursively downloads websites. You can also specify how far down to recurse with SiteSucker.

  • 1
    SiteSucker is great. – neoneye Feb 21 '11 at 0:23


GUI for wget, $15.



  • Deepvacuum makes me think of Dire Straits: "Money for nothing" :D – Pitto Aug 2 '11 at 16:53

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