Download an App

In Designer, it is possible to download a zip file containing the configuration and layout files of the app currently open, as long as the app has been saved at least once. It is also possible to download these files for the various deployment stages of an app, namely, Testing, Staging and Production. The ability to download the app is useful for backing up, or as a precaution when making changes that you are not sure you want to keep.

When downloading the files of an app in the Development stage, the files include all unsaved changes.

Downloading an app includes all resource files of the app, such as uploaded images and custom code configuration libraries.

To download app configuration of the Development stage:

This procedure is only possible if the app has been saved at least once.

  1. Do one of the following:

  2. If prompted, select the location to save the zip file.

  3. In File Explorer, navigate to the location of the saved zip file and extract the zip file.

To download app configuration of the Testing, Staging or Production stage:

This procedure is only possible if the app has been pushed to either the Testing, Staging or Production deployment stage.

  1. In the taskbar, click Deploy. Beside Testing, Staging or Production, click and Download App.

  2. If prompted, select the location to save the zip file.

  3. In File Explorer, navigate to the location of the saved zip file and extract the zip file.

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