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Migrating to Another Website

With the upcoming retirement of Tribe Voices (August 1, 2022), site owners should migrate existing website content to another platform.

Two sets of instructions for copying content are provided below, depending if you can login and edit your Tribe Voices website.

Copying content after login

Copying page text

  1. From the Tribe Voices Main Menu, choose the Edit/Add/Delete a Page icon to view your web pages
  2. Click the name of a web page to view/edit its content
  3. Click within the text editor
  4. To copy all content, use Control-A (Command-A for Mac) on your keyboard to select everything; then use Control-C (Command-C on Mac) to copy the content
  5. Open another program, like Microsoft Word, or your new website's page editor, and paste the content using Control-V (Command-V on Mac)
  6. Repeat these steps for each page listed on the Edit/Add/Delete a Page screen
  • Note: if you would prefer to copy the raw HTML, in Step 4, click the HTML button at the top-right of the text editor, then use the same keystrokes to select and copy the content

Downloading images & documents (pdfs, etc.)

  1. From the Tribe Voices Main Menu, choose the Images & Documents icon to view a list of assets stored in Tribe Voices
  2. Click the name of an asset to view its information
  3. At the bottom of the information page you will see something like:
    URL: https://wmpeople.wm.edu/asset/index/{user}/{filename}
  4. Right-click on this link, and choose the "Save Link As" option to download this image or file to your computer
  5. Repeat this process for each asset listed on the Images & Documents page
  6. You will need to upload these files to your new website, and re-link them within the respective content pages

Copying content without login

 Copying page text

  1. Open your website in your favorite browser
  2. Use your mouse to highlight only the content of the page (ignoring the menu, header image, and footer)
  3. Use Control-C (Command-C on Mac) to copy the selected content
  4. Open another program, like Microsoft Word, or your new website's page editor, and paste the content using Control-V (Command-V on Mac)
  5. Browse to another page of your website and repeat from step 2 until all content has been copied/pasted.
  • Note: if you would prefer to copy the raw HTML, in Step 2, right-click the page and choose either "View Source" or "Inspect Element" to reveal the HTML code, then use the mouse and keystrokes to select and copy the HTML content

Downloading images & documents (pdfs, etc.)

  1. Open your website in your favorite browser
  2. For images: right-click on the image and choose "Save Image As" to download it to your computer
  3. For files: right-click on the link to the file and choose "Save Link As" to download it to your computer
  4. Repeat for each image and file on every page of your site
  5. You will need to upload these files to your new website, and re-link them within the respective content pages