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I made a travel blog in iWeb back in 2006, and have done

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Hi there Daniel,
I made a travel blog in iWeb back in 2006, and have done nothing with it since. I now have the same macbook that it was produced on, which is still going strong and iWeb is still in my application list. In my Library/application support/iWeb, I have a Domain.sites file that is 2Gb in size, so a likely candidate for all the data. But when I try to fire up iWeb it says:
Can’t open file “~/Library/Application Support/iWeb/Domain.sites2.”
I know iWeb was abandoned by Apple many yrs ago but is there any way I can access the data, print it out, move it into a different format?
Very grateful for any help you can offer
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 1 year ago.

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First of all close iWeb application. Then go to ~/Library/Application Support/iWeb/ and double click on Domain.sites2 file and check whether iWeb can open the file or not.



Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK, so there is no Domain.sites2 file. There is Domain.sites and Domain.sites backup files
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 1 year ago.

Double click on Domain.sites file and check the result.



Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It says it can't open the file Domain.sites2
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Weird, since there is no file called Domain.sites2
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 1 year ago.

Are you using another user account on Mac other than the user account from which originally created the iWeb file ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hmmm, good point. I'm loging in as my wife but I think iWeb was under me.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you mean logged into iCloud?
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 1 year ago.

On your Mac also.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hmmm, I've tried to open a new login under me and now iWeb opens but there is no file to find.
Could I copy the file onto a stick and then login under myself and try the file?
Also, I have to go to bed. Is there any chance we could pick this up tomorrow?
Expert:  Jins M. N. replied 1 year ago.

Okay,try it and let me know the result.