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Questions tagged [cached-webpages]

This tag should be used to differentiate questions about web pages served from a copy held by other than the page site owner from those served by the page site's owner in real time. Use when the topic is the stored version rather than the latest available.

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Does searching for a remote post URL on Mastodon rely on the origin server?

On Mastodon, you can load a post from another server by searching for the original post URL. Once loaded, that post is saved on your own server. It will be kept even if the other server fails. ...
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Did Google eliminate access to cached sites?

In what seems to be yet another useful feature Google has apparently and quietly removed, viewing Google's cached versions of websites appears to now be impossible. Their documentation is predictably ...
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How do I save a Google web cache version of page?

When an article or comments are deleted, it can be useful to look at the Google web cache to retrieve it. However, my understanding is that the Google web cache might likely change in the future. I ...
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Google is showing cached results for a website, and I cannot view the results with any cache

I tried accessing the results by typing cache:(website) in Chrome, didn't work. Tried typing Didn't work. Wayback machine has the site ...
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Does any provider have the old Digg links archived or cached?

Years ago when Digg was in v2 and v3 I bookmarked (or rather: hoarded) hundreds of Digg links. Each Digg page would contain a link to the actual story (years ago). Is there a way I can find these ...
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How to search old versions of web pages, e.g., YouTube videos?

3 days ago, Google changed the HTML of YouTube to not include the words "like 132" "dislike 10" etc. Now the ratings values of videos are encrypted in unsearchable buttons: <img src="https://s....
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Can I find a cached version of someone's LinkedIn profile?

I viewed a LinkedIn profile and the user dramatically altered their profile. I am trying to find the original version to verify discrepancies. Is there a way to find or retrieve an old profile from ...
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Get a cached copy of a password-accessed page [closed]

I'm trying to get a cached copy of this school website: I can access the page just fine, but the cached copy redirects to the login timeout site requiring ...
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Where can I get a cached copy of a website from Google? [duplicate]

I've heard a lot about websites saved thanks to Google's cached copies of them. Where can I access these cached copies?
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How to make my Mendeley publications searchable by Google?

I tried everything: I uploaded my .odt and .pdf to my profile and I can see them, but when I look at my profile with Google: cache: my publications ...
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How to get text only of following webpages?

I would like to have text only of the following web pages. Sometimes Google searched results (webpage, .pdf, .doc, ...) have "Cached" and then I can click "Text Only", but I can't do that for the ...
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How do you view all the cached versions of a web page?

I was wondering if there is anyway to view an older cached version of a website than the one that shows up when you click "cached" on Google.
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How to view a cached Facebook page

I need to save a topic on Facebook. The page contains a very offensive topic, which the author has deleted, when he realized he could be prosecuted. I tried: to save the tab, but I can't save it. ...
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I am looking for a cached copy of a website

I am looking for a cached copy of a website ( They have recently changed their website, and I would like to find a copy of their old one. When I use Google Cache it skips ...
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Why are some webpages not included in Google's cache?

I use the answer at to link to google caches for things. However I tried to use it for
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How can I recover a cached page that was deleted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I want to see a page dated in Dec 2012, how to I do it? Here is a cached version from January 16, 2013. I need a cached version from December 2012. Is there a way to modify ...
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I want to see a page dated in Dec 2012, how to I do it?

This is Google's cache of It is a snapshot of the page as it appeared on 15 Jan 2013 05:31:28 GMT. The current page could have changed in the meantime.
Peng Chuen Leong's user avatar
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How to use Google's web cache to view a page [duplicate]

I have this Google webcache link of
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Reverting to the classic Google cache link in search results via userscript

I would like to ask if it is possible to bring back the "Cached" link in Google search results (back next to the result title). So does anyone know of (or if it's possible to make) an extension or ...
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