How To: Download Notion To HTML
Notion is a widely-used productivity tool that allows individuals and teams to consolidate their thoughts, ideas, and projects in one location. Due to its user-friendly interface and powerful capabilities, Notion is a popular choice for many who want to stay on top of their work. While Notion offers cloud-based storage for all your pages, having a backup copy of your data is always a good idea in case of unforeseen circumstances.
Local Notion is a tool that enables users to back up their Notion pages to their local storage. This article will explore how you can utilize Local Notion to backup your Notion pages to your local storage.
Step 1: Install Local Notion
Local Notion is a command-line utility that allows you to download your Notion data to disk. To install Local Notion, follow the guide here.
Step 2: Create an internal Notion integration token
In order for the Local Notion CLI to access your workspace, you need to create an internal “Notion Integration token” to access your account from outside of Notion. You will need this token in Local Notion. To generate this, follow this guide.
Step 3: Create your Local Notion repository
The next step is to create a Local Notion repository on your machine to house all the Pages and Databases you want to download. You can create as many repositories as you like.
On Windows open
Command Prompt, on Linux or macOS open
Terminal and create a folder that will be your repository and enter it.
> cd ~ > mkdir MyNotionBackup > cd MyNotionBackup
then initialize your Local Notion repository.
> localnotion init -k KEY_FROM_STEP_2
Step 4: Verify you can see all your items
To browse your Notion workspace, use the
list --all from Local Notion.
> localnotion list --all Listing workspace 4676ef28-2d56-4557-a821-3fc284a8c155 P 2023-03-14 07:39 How To: Backup a Notion page to local storage e1b6f94f-e561-409f-a2d8-4f43b85e9490 DB 2023-03-14 06:51 sphere10.com 329b7772-09c9-4d33-ab61-135c97b508cb P 2023-03-14 06:48 Features d9b1c2c0-7d74-48cd-ac77-8ae947f9200d P 2023-03-14 03:21 Local Notion Manual 1259cfa2-91da-4ed8-9bed-e3f915b91a11 P 2023-03-13 21:51 Local Notion Marketing Blurbs 58780593-f6fe-4ba5-bc4f-9b099ebc81a3 P 2023-03-13 21:18 How Local Notion Works b8a76f00-befd-42ca-a5f4-864e1981fc39 P 2023-03-13 21:17 How Local Notion Works 5cbfc40a-823a-4c98-ba1b-ee2e8e945a4f P 2023-03-12 21:04 Getting Started . . .
Step 5: Download your entire workspace
> localnotion pull --all
Local Notion will now pull all your pages and database and render them as HTML into your local repository. You can now find the items in the
databases subfolder of your repository.
Downloading your Notion pages to your local storage can be a simple process using Local Notion.