The Importance of Web Caching

The Importance of Web Caching

Sometimes a page is not loading or you want to see some old version of it; that’s what the cache has to do, which is basically capturing a static version of a site. Several different services store web caches to have another way to access a particular site, useful for when it falls, for example.

From the cache, you can see an old version of a page. Unfortunately, some images and links may not work properly since not all content is saved. Also, it is up to the server that captures the web page from when it will be – and if a history of previous versions is stored. From Google, you can only see a version, but in some services outside, for example, you can see a whole history of a web page.

It’s quite simple to do that; there are sites that centralize caching and then redirect you to the server that took the page. Just paste the address and click Google Cache or Archive.org. You can also see the direct cache of these two sites. On Google, just do a search on the browser, click the down arrow next to the URL and select the Cached option. In the case of the Internet Archive / Wayback Machine, just enter this site and paste the desired URL. It … Continue reading >>>