Export the Project

Step 5 - Export >

Export the Project

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In this window you can export all the files linked to your project in a single, compressed file so that the project can be transferred to another computer or you can make a backup copy of it.

You have to specify:

Destination folder: enter the name of the folder to export the project to. If this folder does not exist, it will be created automatically.

When the project has been exported, a single compressed file is created in the destination folder. It has the same name as the project, with a .IWZIP extension.  For example, if the project file is called "myproject", the new compressed file will be called "myproject.iwzip". Both the project file (a .IWPRJ file) and all the files linked to it (the files containing graphics, videos, audio, animation, etc.) are saved inside the compressed file.

Before you export the project, you can use the following options:

Include a copy of the WebSite preview files: you can include the files for displaying previews when consulting the website locally (on your computer) in the compressed .IWZIP file. The size of the .IWZIP file will increase but it won't be necessary to recreate the preview files if you transfer the project to another computer.
Include the Backup copies: any backup copies made during project development will also be added to the .IWZIP file. The size of the .IWZIP will increase but you will be able to use the backup copies if you need to restore the project on the computer to which you want to export the project.

The compressed .IWZIP file can be transferred to another computer and opened by the Program using the Import... command in the Project Selection window.

Best practices:


How to organize projects in WebSite X5


How to organize backup copies of the project