Brave Internet Browser, Wayback Machine Feature Arrived


Internet Archive, a digital library where you can access more than 410 billion archived web pages, announced that Brave, the speed and privacy-oriented internet browser, can now automatically detect when a web page has been removed and suggest a backup search on the Wayback Machine.

Developed by Brendan Eich, Mozilla’s former CEO and also the creator of Javascript, Brave has integrated an automatic 404 detection system into his desktop browser via Wayback Machine. This feature offers users one-click access to archived versions of internet pages.

In addition to the most popular error code 404, Brave will automatically detect a total of 15 HTTP error codes, 408, 410, 451, 500, 502, 503, 504, 509, 520, 521, 523, 524, 525 and 526. will allow you to easily find out when a web page has been removed.

If you visit a page that has been removed on Brave, the top says, “Sorry, this page is missing. Do you want to check if a saved version is available in Wayback Machine? ” You will be greeted with the message. When you click on the link provided to you, you will be directed to an archived version of the page.

Here, you will have the chance to find all the information that can be navigated from the page over time, deliberately removed or lost by accident. Internet Archive states that Wayback Machine has archived more than 900 billion URLs and 400 billion web pages throughout its 23-year history.

The new feature was introduced to users in the new desktop version of Brave. In the meantime, you can use the plug-in of Internet Archive in other browsers such as Chrome, Safari and Firefox and access more than 410 billion archived websites.


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