Is there a way to download an offline copy of the stackoverflow questions? I am hoping I can view it offline.

Thanks guys. I have found the cc-wiki-dump for stackoverflow.

But the post in the dump xml file looks like below. I don't know where the category tag is. For example, the category tag for this question is "support".

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ADD 1 - 11:22 AM 11/9/2018

I made a StackExchangeArchiver, it can archive questions/answers of a specific user into a pure html offline page, including the images. It's made in a haste. But it can work. It's open-sourced here:https://github.com/smwikipedia/StackExchangeArchiver

I hope it can be helpful to other people.

marked as duplicate by Shadow Wizard, James, Martijn Pieters, Flyk, Danubian Sailor Feb 16 '14 at 16:47

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  • stackprinter.com – devnull Feb 16 '14 at 14:56
  • You can also have fun with an offline copy in the Data Explorer aka SEDE. – Shadow Wizard Feb 16 '14 at 15:21
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    The tags appear as attribute called "Tags" in the "row" element. – Shadow Wizard Feb 16 '14 at 15:40
  • OMG...I think i need some rest. Didn't know how I missed that... – smwikipedia Feb 16 '14 at 15:44
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archive.org hosts archives of every Stack Exchange website since January 2014: Stack Exchange Data Dump.

This is an anonymized dump of all user-contributed content on the Stack Exchange network. Each site is formatted as a separate archive consisting of XML files zipped via 7-zip using bzip2 compression. Each site archive includes Posts, Users, Votes, Comments, PostHistory and PostLinks. For complete schema information, see the included readme.txt.

But, be aware that the posts archive of Stack Overflow takes 4.6GB, have fun for downloading it :-) See the official blog post for more information.

  • Thanks, this is what I need. But I just checked the xml file. I want to find the category tags for the question. But no luck so far. – smwikipedia Feb 16 '14 at 15:35
  • For the record, now (2018-10-19 13:00) 12.4GB. – sailfish009 Oct 19 at 4:06

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