How to Save Web Pages in Safari for OS X

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This article is only intended for users running the Safari Web browser on Mac OS X operating systems.

There are many reasons why you may want to save a copy of a Web page to your hard drive or external storage device. No matter your motive, the good news is that Safari allows you to save pages in just a few easy steps. Depending on how the page is designed, this may include all of the corresponding code as well as its image files.

First, open your browser. Click on File in your Safari menu, located at the top of your screen. When the drop-down menu appears, select the choice labeled Save As. Please note that you can use the following keyboard shortcut in lieu of this menu option: COMMAND + S

A pop-out dialog will now appear, overlaying your main browser window. First, enter the name that you would like to give to your saved files or archive in the Export As field. Next, select the location where you'd like to save these files via the Where option. Once you have chosen a suitable location, you have the option to choose the format in which you'd like to save the Web page. Finally, when you are satisfied with these values, click on the Save button. The Web page file(s) have now been saved in the location of your choice.