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Restoring the content of an expired website

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  1. DomJohnny

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    Hi All,

    What would be the most straight forward way to restore an expired website's content.

    I'd be setting up the domain on a wordpress platform.

    So far it looks like domrecovery.com can do the job but does anybody else have any insight into restoring an expired website?

    Thanks!
     
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  3. keano United Kingdom

    keano Active Member

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    You can often find a snapshot of a live website over time by sticking the domain in here https://archive.org/web/

    Most likely won't have the full site, but you can usually get the homepage and most of the important bits of navigation
     
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  4. DomJohnny

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    Thanks, i'm aware of the wayback machine but looking for more of a software solution that can retrieve and upload an entire site.
     
  5. dee

    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Is it still online or you have cached pages somewhere ?
     
  6. DomJohnny

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    It's not online but all the history is on the wayback archive
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    If you're on Mac theres an app called sitesucker that works well. You may be able to use that on wayback
     
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  8. keano United Kingdom

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    I know you can use something like Wget to retrieve and download a live website. Whether that could be used on the wayback machine is another matter. Not used it in ages...
     
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    martin-s Well-Known Member

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    Uhh, copyright? You don't own the expired content of a site you've just caught.
     
  10. DomJohnny

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    I know, i'll change the content but need the pages.
     
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