How to view the old look of any webpage in Internet?

Life in this real world is balanced by births and deaths. While at least one baby boy is born every minute, at least one person is dead at the same time. Just like that, we see many new sites popping up in the web world. Among them, only a few continue to exist. For instance, the Google was found on September 4, 1998. Since then, the search engine has undergone a lot of changes in terms of performance and its looks. If you want to know how the search engine used to look 10 years ago, there is a way. Yes, here in this post, we are going to show you how to view the old look of any Web page in internet.

How to view the old look of any Web page in Internet?

To view the old look of any webpage in Internet, follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Open WayBack website by going to http://archive.org/web/web.php
  • Enter the URL of the website in the search bar and hit ‘Browse History’.
  • This will display a calendar view for you to select the date, month and year.
  • Once you make the selection, then that’s it. It will display how the entered website used to look on your chosen date.

WayBack is part of Internet Archive, a non-profit organization which duplicates the data present on Internet. The site keeps capturing the images of the websites every now and then and it has saved over 279 billion webpages.

Below is an image of how our website used to look on March 29, 2016.

How to view the old look of any Web page in Internet

Trying this was so fun for us and it helped us to realize how our site has changed over the course of time. Hope it will be the same for you as well.

Let us know your experience by commenting in the comments section below. We’d love to hear about it from you.

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Derin J Tom

A homosapien in the pursuit of lending this cosmic world a small contribution of my supersonic dumb thoughts through words.

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