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Export whole artboards (or entire project) as HTML

It would be great to Export Prototypes as pure HTML Projects. I am working a lot on Multiscreen apps, where I mostly use Serveal Webcontainers Running on several Screens, to develop those Applications.

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  • Martin Krieger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like this to work like an export of a html file, which I can open in my browser. Just to export some things for work, that i'm not allowed to upload to Adobe-Cloud. So I can share it with my colleagues and show them animations, workflows and such and not just exported pngs / pdfs. No one needs perfect ready code of the prototype, we just need an export for our files to share them, while not uploading them to some cloud.

  • Yi Liu commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If XD has this feature then it will occupy the market like forever till no one needs websites.

  • SvenZ commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Totally right, my company does not allow external cloud stuff. Need simple way (like html export) to spread prototypes without Adobe Cloud

  • Martin Krieger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It's not about having useful code in the end, it's about having an offline-export for your prototypes. Many people are not allowed to upload their stuff into adobe-cloud and share them.

  • Franco Calcagni commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Totaly agree with the non-sense of this feature. Creating a feature that exports HTML is a waste of time. The HTML structure of the pages is going to be created in many different ways by the developers, I think the CSS parameters for handoff already available are enough. Please Adobe team concentrate on other prototyping essential features as blend modes, micro animations and maybe also gradient and alpha masking.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please do not build this feature. XD is a prototyping tool. The code that gets generated is going to go straight into the trash. XD Devs, please do not waste your time.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Bad idea! Computer generated code is never good and the consultants end up having to redo it anyway.

  • rcc Dave commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I thought this would become a web design tool. Xd appears to only be for "experience" mockups. I miss Reflow, which showed some real promise. It exported fairly CLEAN (unlike Muse) HTML and CSS. It should work like an IDE interface designer. Dreamweaver (Dw) is not it either. It's good for raw coding, but not for visual web design.

  • eb commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi! I work as a consultant for various confidential clients, and I'm not able to publish prototypes for them online. I need a way to export XD prototypes as HTML so their developers can test sites. I have to be careful about which plugins I use because of security concerns. Projects should be exportable as HTML.

  • Velara 3 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    A few commenters are mentioning web tools can't produce production ready code. I'd like to comment on that.

    As many of you already know web design and web development is a process that starts from a sketch or idea to a production ready site or application.

    More than a few people on this feature request have mentioned that they don't think it's possible for an application to export to a production ready site. In my opinion it depends what your end goal is. In the past authoring tools did not have the feedback and integration that we have today.

    When you take a design and put it online you usually go through the designer developer workflow. That includes discovery, prototyping, reviews, wiring it up, more reviews, staging, more reviews, and then production.

    Some authoring tools will help you through a part of that workflow, some help you through a many steps of that workflow. So it really depends on the project requirements if an authoring tool can accomplish what you need. Do you need a static site, responsive site, desktop, mobile, CMS theme, etc? Do you need to hire a developer?

    I've worked on and with graphic design teams that our job was to convert prototypes to a working interactive sites or applications. So the code that I've worked on exporting is based on that experience. That is to make it clean, address the needs of developers who you may need to work with and support existing workflows.

    If you need to export to web, check out the web export plugins on the plugin manager and if they don't fulfill your needs email their developers and tell them what you need. They would most likely like to address your needs rather than be dismissed.

    Disclaimer: I'm a developer on one of the web exporting plugins

  • Shyamal Ranjan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As I designer I feel it can be an improvement of Web development cycle and greatly reduce total time for a website to come out so it can be linked to back end

  • mike commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hello, I tested the use of XD, and I really like it, it’s fast, intuitive, and with many features. I ask you if the company provides for creation websites the possibility of creating a finished product without necessarily having to turn to a developer? In other words, expect that it will replace all MUSE

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