Archive for January, 2011

Updated Wayback Machine in Beta Testing

January 24, 2011

A new, improved version of the Wayback Machine, with an updated interface and fresher index of archived content, is now available for public testing at:

Note that during the beta test period, the availability and functionality of the new service will fluctuate as issues are discovered and addressed.

The classic Wayback Machine will remain in concurrent operation for a period, for comparing functionality, but may not receive any further index updates. (It received its last major update in 2008, with only small piecemeal updates since.) So, please use the new site for accessing material from recent years. For a mixture of technical and policy reasons, most material will still appear 6 months or more after collection.

For more information, see the new Wayback Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQ) site.

Thank you for your patience while this long-awaited update was under development!