It allows you to fetch older versions of webpage. Especially useful if a page is not reachable, even if it is gone for a longer time. Note that there is a long pause before the site responds - time travel takes time.
There is a BookMarklet
to fetch old versions of changed/unreachable pages on http://www.gyford.com/misc/wayback.html
- stupid colon removed from end of URL, please try again
To open a new window use this:
I tried the above in the location box and it worked, but nothing happened when I invoked it via a bookmark.
You may want to try this:
It works for me. -- FabioVitali
- For some browsers for which the above doesn't work, try this:
I need a way to overcome MicrosoftCorporation
's practice of withdrawing useful developer information from their web sites. Unfortunately even on the WaybackMachine
I find www.microsoft.com/dna is remapped to www.microsoft.com/net. Or is that hidden in some tricky places in my IE browser and /or .NET compatible WindowsXp
I need to be able to rely on a large body of materials on VbClassic
, as otherwise I will be less useful to my employer who has tasked me to keeping up with this dated but still useful technology. Outside of Microsoft material on older but useful technology are disappearing faster than I can learn as well (see for example Vb2theMAX site switching to DotNet
in its entirety in 2004)
Anybody able to help me find expired Microsoft material
using the WaybackMachine
? -- dl
Paragraph 13 in the Wayback Machine FAQ page: http://web.archive.org/collections/web/faqs.html#exclusions
- Other important facts about how this site operates are found in the above file.
See also GoogleCache