urn:uuid:074249a2-9990-5a97-a405-2ccaec0a53f4 Topic: Internet Archive – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2020 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/logo/logo-square.svg 2020-07-01T11:12:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:dfbf160f-90d7-4812-8c2d-57b300314168 2019-05-24T07:17:00Z 2019-05-24T07:17:00Z How to archive a page or an entire website in the Internet Archive A quick tutorial using wayback_archiver to submit single webpages or entire websites to the Internet Archive’s collection. <p>The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine is one of the web’s greatest free resources. The Internet Archive does it best to preserve our online history by archiving public webpages in their collection. You can find long-gone blog posts, old website designs from the late 90’s, retracted news stories, and all sorts of treasures in their collection.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-internet-archive.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:5cde6fb8-bc16-4df0-bd4b-33bf24d07e6f 2019-05-24T05:55:00Z 2019-05-24T07:20:00Z How I archived 26 500 old Ask Fedora community Q&As Ask Fedora removed tens of thousands of questions-and-answers, but you can now access all of them through the Internet Archive. <p>Ask Fedora is the Fedora Linux community’s questions-and-answers portal, and it recently transitioned from a forum software called Askbot to Discourse. Changing the underlying forum software doesn’t have to be destructive but Ask Fedora decided to go with a <em>nuke-and-pave migration strategy</em>: They decided to start from scratch instead of copying user accounts and the user-contributed content to the new software.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/archiving-ask-fedora.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:2cb1114d-aa1f-4a4a-a9e5-b7d5fc1cc39e 2017-03-31T17:07:00Z 2017-03-31T17:07:00Z Always care for old links after moving domain and reorganizing URLs Create a URL transition-plan and create redirects for old URLs. Take a few minutes to avoid losing traffic when you move domain names or reorganize your URLs. <p>At the same time as I moved this blog to a new domain, I took the opportunity to restructure and reorganizing all the existing URLs. This in turn gave me the opportunity to jot down some thoughts on things you can do to help make sure your old addresses keep working for a very long time.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/rewriting-urls-reorganizing.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:5aa93542-ec46-476f-814a-572358f6cbc0 2017-02-16T22:03:00Z 2020-07-01T11:12:00Z Navigate around dead links with the Wayback Machine browser extension Experimental browser extension from Mozilla and the Internet Archive helps you find archived copies of dead links as you browse with Firefox. <p>Do you think most of the people around you know at least a few HTTP status codes? Unfortunately, if any – they’re likely to familiar with at least 404 Not Found and 500 Server Error. If you spend enough time on the web, you may encounter these errors quite often – if not daily. The Internet Archive’s new <em>Wayback Machine</em> extension for Firefox and Chrome can help you get to the page you were looking for even after it has been removed from the web.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/wayback-machine-extension.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:042a26c4-93b5-42c6-b732-7a577272580f 2016-06-23T17:02:00Z 2016-06-23T17:02:00Z Internet Archive plugin for WordPress A WordPress plugin for automatically archiving everything you publish and external links in the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. Help preserve your work. <p>The Internet Archive stores snapshots of webpages to preserve online information and culture for the future. Anyone can see snapshots of old versions of webpages in the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. If anything ever happens to you or your blog goes down, your blog posts can still remain accessible in the Wayback Machine. You can now help this effort by making sure your WordPress blog is included in the archive.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/wordpress-internet-archive-plugin.html">Read more …</a></p>