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Downloading old websites from Archive.org

Downloading old websites from Archive.org

Using Wayback Machine Downloader.

Usage is very simple:

# Install
sudo gem install wayback_machine_downloader

# Download latest archived version of a site
wayback_machine_downloader http://www.example.com

# Download an older version
wayback_machine_downloader -t 20050807074404 http://www.example.com 

You may need to replace absolute links - e.g.

find websites/www.example.com/ -type f -exec sed -i "s#http://www.example.com##g" '{}' +

Originally published at davejamesmiller.com on 27 May 2017.

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