TIP GetAWebPlugin is not installed on Foswiki.org.


Create a tar-ed copy of a whole Web for backup or offline reading


This Plugin can be used in a secure way to backup the contents of a web. It uses the Foswiki rest api, so requires authorisation, and checks the VIEW permissions on the latest revision of the topic before adding the topic, its ,v file and the attachments listed in each topic.

Web Format URI
Webname tar %SCRIPTURL{rest}%/GetAWebPlugin/getaweb/Webname.tar


Installation Instructions

You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server.

Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. Use "Find More Extensions" to get a list of available extensions. Select "Install".

If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See http://foswiki.org/Support/ManuallyInstallingExtensions for more help.

Plugin Info

Plugin Author(s): Foswiki:Main.SvenDowideit
Copyright: © 2008-2009 SvenDowideit@fosiki.com
License: GPL 3 (Gnu General Public License)
Plugin Version: 2543 (20 Feb 2009)
Change History:  
20 Feb 2009: port to Foswiki
Plugin Home: http://foswiki.org/Extensions/GetAWebPlugin

Related Topics: Plugins, DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, DefaultPreferences, SitePreferences

PackageForm edit

ExtensionClassification Admin, Data and Files
ExtensionType PluginPackage
Compatibility Foswiki 1.0. Not working on Foswiki 1.1 (Tested on 1.1.8) Uses private store API methods missing in 1.1.
DemoUrl http://
SupportUrl GetAWebPlugin
ModificationPolicy CoordinateWithAuthor
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
GetAWebPlugin.md5md5 GetAWebPlugin.md5 manage 162 bytes 20 Feb 2009 - 05:06 SvenDowideit  
GetAWebPlugin.tgztgz GetAWebPlugin.tgz manage 4 K 20 Feb 2009 - 05:06 SvenDowideit  
GetAWebPlugin.zipzip GetAWebPlugin.zip manage 6 K 20 Feb 2009 - 05:06 SvenDowideit  
GetAWebPlugin_installerEXT GetAWebPlugin_installer manage 4 K 20 Feb 2009 - 05:06 SvenDowideit  
Topic revision: r4 - 20 Nov 2013, GeorgeClark
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