It has been over two years since we've first introduced the WACZ format and I wanted to give a brief update on exciting new tools and integrations of WACZ, and also provide a glimpse of what's next in the evolution of the format.
11/23/22Tessa Walsh, Ilya Kreymer
We are excited to announce the release of pywb 2.7, with a new interactive banner and calendar interface!
Showing Provenance on ReplayWeb.page EmbedsIlya Kreymer, Henry Wilkinson
The ReplayWeb.page viewer allows web archives to be embedded and displayed almost anywhere. It can be used as a single-page embed, or integrating into existing services and digital repository systems.
Perma.cc Upgrades to ReplayWeb.pageIlya Kreymer
Webrecorder receives $1.3M open source development grant from the Filecoin FoundationIlya Kreymer
I’m really thrilled to announce that Webrecorder has received a two-year, $1.3M open source development grant from the Filecoin Foundation! The grant will support our mission of developing quality open source web archiving tools for all!
Introducing: Browsertrix CloudIlya Kreymer
I'm excited to announce that Webrecorder is working is embarking on perhaps our most ambitious development effort to date: the collaborative development of Browsertrix Cloud!
Launch of Open Collective and First Institutional SponsorIlya Kreymer, Lorena Ramírez-López
We are excited to announce the launch of Webrecorder's Open Collective page, and to welcome Rhizome as our first institutional sponsor through this platform
Improving browser-based web archiving with standards and design researchCade Diehm, Ed Summers, Lorena Ramírez-López
After 30 years, we see how much the web and its users have grown and evolved and web archiving - “the process of collecting portions of the World Wide Web” must adapt technology, tools and workflows to evolve with it to ensure the access and use of these preserved collections in an archival format.
Web Archives on, of, and off the WebEd Summers
Webrecorder receives a grant for Design and Standardization of Browser-Based Web ArchivesIlya Kreymer
I'm excited to announce that Webrecorder has received a $100,000 Open Source Development Grant from the Filecoin Foundation to work on the standardization and design around the creation of browser-based web archives.
The Webrecorder site got a slight overhaul today, thanks to the work of UX Designer Thomas Walskaar and our generalist developer, Emma Dickson!
After several betas and months of development, I’m excited to announce the release of pywb 2.6!
Autopilot: Testable Automated Behaviors for ArchiveWeb.page and BrowsertrixIlya Kreymer
Web archiving can be complex and often tedious work, especially when trying to archive dynamic, infitely complex content such as social media. A key goal of Webrecorder tools is to make web archiving simpler, and we've taken an important step with latest update to our tools. Over the last week, the Webrecorder team has been quietly testing our new automated, in-page behavior system, sometimes also known as Autopilot!
Introducing Browsertrix CrawlerIlya Kreymer
I wanted to more publicly announce Webrecorder's new automated browser-based crawling system: Browsertrix Crawler.
Announcing New ArchiveWeb.page App, Deprecating Older ToolsIlya Kreymer
Over the years, the Webrecorder project has developed a lot of tools to make web archiving easier and accessible for all. To continue pushing the boundaries of high-fidelity web archiving and make tools that are easy to use and easy to maintain, it is sometimes necessary to discontinue older tools and focus on new ones.
01/18/21Ilya Kreymer, Emma Dickson
The Webrecorder team has just finished a new release for WACZ and we’re delighted to share it with you!
Introducing ArchiveWeb.page - Local High-Fidelity Web Archiving directly in your browserIlya Kreymer
I am excited to announce the launch of ArchiveWeb.page, a brand-new high-fidelity web archiving system available as a Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store.
Flash Ain't Dead Yet! Even more ways to run Flash using OldWeb.todayIlya Kreymer
Announcing the New OldWeb.todayIlya Kreymer
Just over five years ago, at the beginning of December 2015, I released the initial version of OldWeb.today, which demonstrated running emulated browsers connected to web archives.
OpenWayback to pywb Transition Guide and pywb updateIlya Kreymer
Earlier this year, members of the IIPC, after an internal survey, recommended [the adoption of Webrecorder pywb as the primary replay system for their members' web archives. Webrecorder and IIPC established a multi-part collaboration to help with this transition and advance the development of pywb.
Lorena Ramírez-López joins Webrecorder as Community ManagerIlya Kreymer
I'm excited to announce that Lorena Ramírez-López ([DaleLore.net](https://dalelore.net/)) has joined Webrecorder team as a part-time community manager!
Web Object Encapsulation Complexity (Part I)Ilya Kreymer
As the web transitioned from static documents to interactive web applications, the challenge of archiving and preserving the web have only increased.
Web Archives as Digital Publications / Digital Publications as Web ArchivesIlya Kreymer, with Matthew Conlen
Web archiving is often done after the fact -- a digital publication is designed, built, published and only then, archived for preservation.
Emma Dickson joins Webrecorder as Generalist DeveloperIlya Kreymer
I'm excited to announce that the Webrecorder team has expanded, and that Emma Dickson has joined Webrecorder as a part-time Generalist Developer!
Next Generation Web Archiving: Loading Complex Web Archives On-Demand in the BrowserIlya Kreymer
I'm excited to present an exciting new milestone for Webrecorder, the release of [six high-fidelity web archives of complex digital publications, accessible directly in any modern browser.
Supporting IIPC community in transitioning to Webrecorder pywbIlya Kreymer
I'm excited to announce an exciting new collaboration between Webrecorder and [International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC), a group of national, university and regional libraries and archives involved in web archiving all over the world. The IIPC will recommend the adoption of Webrecorder pywb, the core Python web archiving toolset developed by Webrecorder as the 'go to' web archive replay system.
A New Phase for Webrecorder Project, Conifer and ReplayWeb.pageIlya Kreymer
Today, I’m excited to announce a new phase for the Webrecorder Project, and several major releases/updates.
First, welcome to https://webrecorder.net/ - the new official site of the Webrecorder Project. Feel free to look around, and pardon the dust.
This site will contain all news and updates from Webrecorder, and the tools page is being updated to maintain a current index of all Webrecorder software.