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How do you use wget to download an entire site (domain A) when its resources are on another domain, (domain B)?
I've tried:
wget -r --level=inf -p -k -E --domains=domainA,domainB http://www.domainA

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Wow! No one after all this time? –  Parsa Oct 1 '10 at 8:03

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wget --recursive --level=inf --page-requisites --convert-links --html-extension --span-hosts=domainA,domainB domainA

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I get: wget: --span-hosts: Invalid boolean domainA,domainB'; use on' or `off'. After changing to on, it does not work. –  Matthew Flaschen Feb 14 at 1:26
@MatthewFlaschen What I've written here worked for me. Could you provide the arguments you've used? –  Parsa Feb 26 at 2:04
I don't have the exact command I ran before. However, I have the same problem with: wget --recursive --level=inf --page-requisites --convert-links --html-extension --span-hosts=example.org,iana.org example.org I'm using GNU Wget 1.13.4 on Debian. –  Matthew Flaschen Feb 28 at 5:42

wget --recursive --level=inf --page-requisites --convert-links --html-extension -rH -DdomainA,domainB domainA

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This partly works. However, for some reason, it doesn't seem to work if the URL (at the end) is a redirect. Also, it downloads links too, not just page requisites. Also, -r and --recursive are the same. –  Matthew Flaschen Feb 14 at 1:44
wget --page-requisites --convert-links --adjust-extension --span-hosts --domains domainA,domainB domainA

You might need to ignore robots.txt (note, this may be a violation of some terms of service, and you should download the minimum required). See https://www.gnu.org/software/wget/manual/wget.html#Robot-Exclusion .

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