August 13, 2007

How to see dead pages? Resurrect Them from Cache/Mirror

Now dead pages are so annoying and sometimes make you feel desperate especially when you are searching for that coding solution and the excerpt on google result looked so tempting only to find a dead page.

Well now with this Firefox-add on you can resurrect them (from the cache atleast).

Dead pages or broken link can due to many things bandwidth exceed, changing the URL. So here is a cleaver bit of an add-on, search engines crawlers add the page to the cache, so most pages have a mirror URL. When you do come across the error Unable to connect you get an opting to see this page from the various Cache such as Google, MSN, Yahoo, Internet archive.

Get the Add-on