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Wayback Machine Question

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Eagle Eye, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. Eagle Eye

    Eagle Eye Senior Member

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    I know that you can find the content of a domain on the wayback machine but if you wanted to recreate this site what would be the best way to get the content from wayback machine?

    I hope my question is clear
     
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    eagleEye,

    It would seem you have a couple of options here. You can subscribe to the archive it service on the way back machine website which will accomplish your goal, you can try and copy paste right from the screen shots that you are provided or you can hand transcribe right off the page (which is obviously the most tedious and time consuming method).

    Hope that helps,

    Shawn
     
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  3. Eagle Eye

    Eagle Eye Senior Member

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    Yeah that helps alot. thanks for taking the time to help me out. + REP
     
  4. helpandinfo

    helpandinfo Newbie

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    Yes I think I would be subscribing to the service rather than hand transcribing that's for sure.. Out of interest ( you don't need to be specific) - why a you wanting to re-create this website?

    Russ
     
  5. Eagle Eye

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    I want to build a blog network. I am buying expired high PR domains and I guess it is important to recreate the original site. I am not sure on that though.

    I was thinking it would be cool if you could get the high PR domains but build a site that is totally relevant to the niche you are working in and not recreating the original site. This could result in losing the PR though or so I have read.

    What do you guys think?
     
  6. thisthatandthemba

    thisthatandthemba Newbie

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    i am interested in this as well. I have a va working on this now and it could be beneficial.
     
  7. originalposter

    originalposter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Wow this is cool. Never knew you can subscribe to waybackmachine and just download the files? How much does it cost per month etc.?
     
  8. nikoliux

    nikoliux Newbie

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    If you are buying high PR expired domains you should check in detail their backlinks profile and make sure u don't have any temporal 301 redirects being used just for the purpose of getting higher PR. Ask the owner for Webmaster Central and check all the links and anchor texts as well as the link building plan evolution in time. If the owner is honest, he should have no problem on sharing all this info with you.
     
  9. tetogarcia

    tetogarcia Regular Member

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    im not sure.
     
  10. chuckleboo

    chuckleboo Junior Member

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    Bro, just use these guys for recreating the sites structure - www.waybackdownloader.com

    they're quick, easy and cheap :)

    (I'm not affiliated with this site!)
     
  11. writerhere

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    not much satisfied with them. They could not copy all the pages of a large site I have ordered and all the more no reply from them after repeated emails. Thats pretty unprofessional.
     
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    Will copying content from waybackmachine - from a old site - work?
     
  13. Righteous

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    waybackdownloader Non responsive, BUT they did download the site OK

    waybackdownloads Very responsive both sites are 15 dollars to scrape one site. These guys will also convert the scrape into a WordPress site for an extra charge. The cost depends on the size of the site
     
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    cloakndagger2 Regular Member

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    wget is about the only software that can grab a site from archive.org, it's a dos program, you'll need to learn some commands but it'll rip the site several pages deep. Other site rippers struggle with the robots,txt on thewaybackmachine
     
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    Remember when whitehouse.com and zelda.com were porn sites?
    I can find the zelda one, but "oddly", the old whitehouse.com is blocked.
     
  16. InsanelySane

    InsanelySane Power Member

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    Op dont re-use the content. Make a few relevant articles from its prior life then add your own.
     
  17. SEOSPERM

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    I forgot the tool URL which downloads whole site but before had to check the content in copyscape.com
     
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    I'm interested too, where can we subscribe to download files on Wayback machine ? I did not found...
     
  19. miluge

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    HTTrack ? I'm sure you can do a wayback machine and HTTrack only thing is you will download the whole stuff and I guess OP wants to download only the content.

    I didn't know you can download from wayback, nice to know such thing
     
  20. SEOGrenoble

    SEOGrenoble Junior Member

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    HTTrack will download links with web.archive.org/ prefix, so you will have to rework your content. Not sure it is the best solution for big websites..