BackupURL Takes Snapshots Of Web Pages

Web page archiving site BackupURL takes point-in-time snapshots of web pages on demand—useful for capturing and sharing fast-changing web pages. To create a snapshot, simply go to BackupURL, paste in the link to the page, and click the Backup button to generate the cached copy, which is accessible from an already-shortened URL. The web application is very simple, and the lack of information makes it questionable for long-term archiving, but it could be very useful for saving a quick copy of a constantly changing news site for sharing with others. For a similar service with more features (although requiring a browser extension), check out previously mentioned Iterasi.


    Another one for academic use is WebCite, at

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