Archive.Org Website Rebuilder Script (8 Steps - No Costs)

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  1. MikeyMikey13

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    Saw a few threads regarding how to scrape/rebuild archive.org sites, so I thought I would post my method and the script I use for rebuilding the sites.

    SORRY FOR ALL TEXT

    (It isn't my script, but i'll show you how to use it.)

    What you'll need:
    Steps:

    1. Install Ruby and run CMD in Ruby
    2. Unpack the scripts on your machine
    3. Locate the scripts with CMD (e.g "cd desktop/wayback" for me)
    4. Load up archive.org, put your site in and find the version you want to download
    5. Find the timestamp you need (See here)
    6. Now run the following command "wayback_machine_downloader (URL) --to (timestamp)"

    An example of this is: "wayback_machine_downloader http://www.amazon.com --to 20020125100220"

    7. Wait for the script to finish, you will get a message in CMD once it is complete.
    8. Go to (wayback folder)>websites>(URL of archive site)

    Simple, right?

    Full list of commands here: https://github.com/hartator/wayback-machine-downloader

    TIP: with the command to download the site, you can use both "to" or "from". I get the best results usually from doing "to". This 99% of the time downloads the timestamp you want. If it can not download the timestamp you want, it will do the one from before.
     
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    this is so time saving
     
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    Very useful! Thanks
     
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    No problem mate, easy to set up too.
     
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    Good stuff, when I don't use a paid service for wayback restores, I'll definitely look into this. I appreciate the insight!

    Always nice finding time-savers.
     
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    Eglobalmoguls Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Here is another alternative

    Code:
    https://www.pbnhq.com/wayback-machine-downloader/
    
    You don't need to buy domains from them to use it. It's free and it works.
     
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    MisterF Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Nice share, ideal maybe for people to offer on Fiverr too.
     
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    The only thing it doesn't do is stuff like redirect all external URLs to "/". But you could easily create a script to do this.
    Good shout! You could also put a front-end interface on it and sell as a service im sure!
     
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    umm juicy. That cuts down a lot of manual work. Nice share. +1.
     
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    No problem mate.

    Does anyone know of a method to change external urls?
     
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    Mr. Paul Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Does it work now? If anyone confirms, I will try.
     
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    Thank you Mickey.
     
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    Thanks, I pay $5 every time to setup. this may really help me to save some $
     
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    No problem mate, i will post a video tutorial for this at some point with some other tips i have too.
    Thanks, I used to pay 30$ but this just saves so much!!

    Note to everyone: when you rebuild pages such as the .css files - you won't be able to save them as stylesheet?=blah. Your local machine will rewrite "?=" so always check.
     
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    Still works obviously... it is an offline script.
     
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    Thanks mate. I will be looking forward to it. So, right now I can just give it to my VA instead of paying for each property. This saves a lot of money.
     
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    It's not an offline script, but rather a script that runs locally.
    You still need to be online (have internet connection) in order for it to work.
    PS: Great share though, thanks
     
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    Thanks but I think Rub on Linux will also do.
     
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    That's what I meant, for the sake of explaining it to non-tech people. Thanks mate.
    Anything with Ruby will do it, this was also a tutorial for people using windows/mac by installing ruby.
     
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    Nice share mate. It will save my time:)