How to Save Web Pages in Safari for OS X

Download web pages with Safari to view offline

What to Know

  • Go to the Safari page you want to save > select File > Save As.
  • In the Export As field, enter a name for the saved file. Choose preferred save location and file format > Save.

This article explains how to save a copy of a Safari web page to your hard drive or external storage device. Instructions cover the Safari web browser on Mac OS X operating systems.

How to Save Web Pages in Safari for OS X

No matter your motive, 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.

  1. First, open your browser and navigate to the page you want to save.

  2. Select File in your Safari menu located at the top of your screen.

  3. When the drop-down menu appears, select Save As.

    The Save As command in Safari

    You can use the following keyboard shortcut in lieu of this menu option: COMMAND+S

  4. 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.

  5. Next, select the location where you'd like to save these files via the Where option.

  6. 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.

  7. Finally, when you are satisfied with these values, press Save. The Web page file(s) have now been saved in the location of your choice.

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