Do you want to know how your favorite website used to look in the past? Do you own a website for a long time now, but were never able to capture its original design? Do you wish to see the first and the old version of popular websites? Here is the answer to all your queries, and how you can know how a website used to look in the past so just keep reading.
Everything and everyone changes with the time so is our favorite websites. Most of the popular websites are created nearly 8-10 years ago with a basic and simple design. But, as the website becomes popular they adopt the latest trend and make changes according to it.
But, sometimes we want to know how a website used to look in the past may be just because of curiosity or for a school presentation. The reason might be anything. Now, if you have to find an old version of popular websites like Facebook or Google then use Wayback machine.
It is an online tool and keeps an archive of the world-wide web. By using Wayback Machine, you can find or view the old version of most of the websites. To use this tool go to Wayback machine and type in your website address in the address bar. Next click on Browse History button and wait for it to process your request.
Here is the same in a detailed step by step by tutorial.
Find How a Website used to look in the past
Step 1: Go to Wayback Machine.
Step 2: Type your website address and click on Browse History button.
Step 3: Wait for few seconds as it takes some time to look for a specific website in the web of websites.
After few seconds, the Wayback Machine would show you all the available versions of the website according to the date. Most of the time, you would be able to see more than one version of the website.
That’s it! You can have successfully found the old look of your favorite website. You can click on a respective year and date to view the website as it looked on that day of the year. In Addition, you can also capture and save any website using the same tool for future reference.
Below I have posted old look of few popular websites using Wayback machine to see how they used to look in the past. Have a look at them.