Wayback Machine

Wayback Machine

The Official Wayback Machine Extension - by the Internet Archive.

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What is Wayback Machine?
The 'Wayback Machine' is an official Edge add-on by the renowned Internet Archive. It’s a powerful tool allowing users to step back in time to view how a website has evolved throughout the web's history. It presents unique options to save websites, view unavailable '404 Not Found' pages, and access archived books & research papers. Users can view the earliest version of a page or the most recently saved, gain insights from fact-checking organizations, and even bookmark pages for easy access. Private Mode, context notices, annotations, site mapping, and a host of other advanced features make the extension extremely useful for data preservation, research, and general browsing.
Stats
Rating: 4.80 (5)
Version: 3.3.1 (Last updated: 2024-03-14)
Creation date: 2022-04-13
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • cookies
  • contextMenus
  • notifications
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • https://archive.org/*
  • https://*.archive.org/*
  • https://hypothes.is/*
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Size: 1.35M
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Summary

Welcome to the Official Internet Archive Wayback Machine Browser Extension! Go back in time to see how a website has changed through the history of the Web. Save websites, view missing 404 Not Found pages, or read archived books & papers.

Most features will work without requiring an account including Save Page Now.

Some features must be enabled from Settings. Turn on Private Mode to prevent automatic sending of data and to protect your privacy while browsing.

Features

• Save Page Now - Instantly save the page you are currently viewing in the Wayback Machine. Turn on Auto Save Page in settings to save pages that have not previously been saved, or Auto Save Bookmarks to save when bookmarking a page. Works while logged out, or log in for additional options.

• Oldest, Newest & Overview - View the first version of a page or the most recently saved in the Wayback Machine. Or view a calendar overview of all archived pages. Can also use by right-clicking over a page or link.

• Wayback Machine Count - Display a count of snapshots of the current page stored in the Wayback Machine over the toolbar icon, and the date of last save in the popup.

• 404 Not Found - When an error occurs, automatically check if an archived copy is available. Checks against 4xx & 5xx HTTP error codes.

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User reviews
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by 元艾, 2022-10-05

A extensão é simplesmente incrível.
by Juarez, 2024-02-22

I wish we could whitelist sites that we do not wish to be automatically saved to the wayback machine. Otherwise this is a great extension.
by Anthony, 2023-02-02
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Safety
Risk impact

Wayback Machine is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Wayback Machine if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Wayback Machine is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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