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Topic # 185456 23-Nov-2015 18:36
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Is there a way to see when a web page was published?

Many times I've been reading reviews of various appliances, which makes for good comparisons with similar products etc.   However, quite often, including computer hardware specs and reviews, there is no date associated with the material, which would be helpful.

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  Reply # 1433464 23-Nov-2015 18:47
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Wayback machine / internet archive

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  Reply # 1433471 23-Nov-2015 19:01
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     >Wayback machine / internet archive<

And in English that is .... ?


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  Reply # 1433477 23-Nov-2015 19:15
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Ugh the bane of my existence. Countless times I've left the date published field blank when inserting references into uni assignments. Sometimes you can get lucky if the developer puts the date in the code somewhere, often as a comment within the <head> </head> tags. Otherwise, I second the Wayback Machine. 

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  Reply # 1433482 23-Nov-2015 19:27
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You could look at the http headers last modified date, but it's not very reliable. I use the "live http headers" plugin in Firefox.

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  Reply # 1433522 23-Nov-2015 20:37
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Thank you all.

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