Geocities is closing, time for backup!
Geocities is going to close its server soon, it’s time to make a backup.
Unfortunately, Geocities does not offer any method of backup but right-cliking on each file!
Here it comes in help WGET, both available for Linux and Windows.
Use this simple command to mirror your entire site; the -c switch should allow wget to restart from in case it stops due to geocities bandwidth limit.
wget -m -c http://www.geocities.com/username
No need to create a folder, wget will create it automatically and it will also preserve your folders structure.
Same method can be used to backup a WordPress.com blog:
wget -m -c http:/USERNAME.wordpress.com
Please note that to get WGET working behind a proxy you need to set an enviroment variable in advance: