web archives

n. (also web archive, Web archive, and Web archives) preserved copies of live web content collected for permanent retention and access an organization devoted principally to the collection and preservation of web content


Web archives frequently consist of multiple, time-stamped, collated copies of the same web page or pages taken at different times. Ideally, web archives capture and preserve not only the text, images, and informational content, but also the functionality, look, and feel of the web.