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Can HTTrack download a website without the index page or a website that has some "isolated" pages?

Can HTTrack download a website without the index page or a website that has some "isolated" pages?

Is it like HTTrack can only download websites that have an index page? And the index page should have all the links to all the other pages on the site, right? Or, at least, all the pages on the site must interconnected by links somehow, right? So, if there is at least one page that is not containing any link and is not linked to from any other page, then this kind of a page will not be downloaded by HTTrack, right?

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Guest [Entry]

"You're right that such tools will only work based on links between the pages. If a page has no other pages pointing to it, it's ""invisible"" for HTTrack (and other ""spider"" tools). If you know the URLs to this ""unlinked"" pages, you add them manually.

However, if the webserver has ""Directory Browsing"" enabled, by pointing to a URL containing a directory and no page name, it will display a list of all files in the directory. But it's seldom activated for security reasons. Most of the times, if no page name is specified, the webserver will serve a default page (index.html, index.php, default.html, ...) instead of the directory content."