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The [WayBack] and [Archive.is] links in my blog and G+ stream

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/12/13

Answering a good question on [WayBack] Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+:

Q:

Kevin Powick: Why do so many of your posts have [WayBack] embedded in the text? I’ve never been able to figure it out.

A:

On the blog they point to WayBack URLs of the link that succeeds it because I found out that web pages nowadays last a lot shorter than they used to be so link-rot has increased big time.

I still need to write a bookmarklet that automates that process for me: verify if a page is in WayBack, if not: try to store it, if it fails, store it in Archive.is, then generate the full HTML for me to put in the blog.

–jeroen

 

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