Wednesday, October 31, 2012

How to Access Web Sites When They’re Down

When sites go down, there are actually a few ways to access them through the magic of caches and archives.

Access Cached Pages Through Google

Google caches a large portion of the internet, and it’s easy to access those caches when a site isn’t available. All you have to do is search for a URL prepended with “cache:” like this:
That’ll take you to the cached version of You can replace it with any URL to get the latest version Google currently has in its cache.