Wayback Machine and 301 redirects
Published: 15.11.2016 00:00:00
As you might know: the wayback machine from archive.org saves snapshots of websites. It does this automatically or can be forced to do so. However. If you ever had a 301 redirect on your site you are very much doomed.
Like browsers also the wayback-machine caches the redirect and does not continue to take snapshots from your sites. Even if you enter your url into the wayback-machine, you still will be redirected.
You can however force it to ignore the cache by manually store your site again:
Et voílà: Everything works nice from now on.
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