Wayback Machine For Chrome Finds Archived Copies Of Broken Links

Wayback Machine For Chrome Finds Archived Copies Of Broken Links
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Chrome: The Wayback Machine from the Internet Archive has long been a resource to view older versions of websites, whether you want to dive into ancient GeoCities or just want to see minor revisions made recently. Now there’s a Chrome extension to make it even easier.

Specifically, Wayback Machine for Chrome recognises whenever you hit a 404 dead end (as well as other error codes) and checks to see if there’s an archived version of that site. Whether someone unceremoniously deletes a page that they didn’t want you to see or a site simply has been left to digitally rot, you can easily check for the most recent archive without having to head to the Wayback Machine itself.

Wayback Machine [Chrome Web Store via Venture Beat]