Save your course pages and read them anywhere with any device without an internet connection.

1. Recommended Option: Save Web pages as PDF

PDFs are easy to manage and move around. It’s a universal format that simply works right out of the box.

On your desktop computer, a simple way to convert a web page to PDF is to give the print command by clicking CTRL+P  (CMD+P for Mac users). You can also simply right-click anywhere on the page and select Save page as using the shortcut CTRL+S (CMD+S for Mac users). This works on any browser. You should see a pop-up window asking you to enter the destination and layout of the PDF.

If you are using an Android, Web to PDF or Convert Web to PDF is a good choice of apps. For iOS users, there are several PDF Converters such as Readdle, InstaWeb and Wondershare, to convert web pages to PDF with iOS devices. For iPhone users, you don’t even need a third-party app. Just tap on the Share button and select Save PDF to iBooks option. PDF will allow you to search for text inside the document but you will still need to move all the files to a cloud storage site.

Learn more about converting a web page to PDF
How to Save Web Pages Offline
Four Ways to Save a Web Page on an Android or iPhone
How to Save a Web Page as a PDF on iPhone

2. Alternate Option: Save Web pages in HTML format

Save web pages as HTML documents from your browser using your desktop computer. This is simple and works on all the popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Edge, and on all the popular operating systems like Windows, Mac, and Linux.

  • Open your browser and navigate to the page you want to save.
  • Go to File -> Save Page As.
  • Save the page as: Format: Web Page, Completed.
  • The content will be saved as: 1) an HTML file 2) a folder with all the data contained within the page.
  • Double-click on the HTML file to view what you saved. You do not have to be connected to the internet.

Note: Take care to NOT disturb the content in the folder generated to accompany the HTML file. The folder and its contents are needed to execute the HTML file.


Updated 12/6/18