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{{Wayback/doc}} is intended to simplify the linking process to files at the Internet Archive "Wayback Machine".

Additionally, {{Cite web}} provides an archiveurl

Contents

Parameters

{{Wayback|url=}}

{{Wayback|url=|title=|date=}}

url
The URL of the link that is being referenced in the Internet Archives.
title (optional)
The text label for the external link. If this is omitted, a generic 'Archive copy' label will be used.
date (optional, but recommend)
The Internet Archive timestamp (YYYYMMDDhhmmss) for the date of the archived page that is to be displayed. If omitted, the history of the referenced page will be listed instead. You must use the full 4 digits for the year, and 2 digits for month, day, hour minute and second. use leading zeros if necessary, and use a 24 hour clock for the time.

Examples

Link to page history, using a generic label
{{Wayback |url=http://example.org/ }}
Archive copy at the Internet Archive
Link to page history, using a title rather than the generic label
{{Wayback |url=http://example.org/ |title=Example Title }}
Example Title at the Internet Archive
Link to page history using a title, and displaying a particular archived date (2005-01-07, at 12
30 pm and 45 seconds.)
{{Wayback |url=http://example.org/ |title=Example Title |date=20050107123045 }}
Example Title at the Internet Archive

See also

  • {{Internet Archive film}} for two methods of linking to parts of the Archive.org's collection of films and documents

External links