A new open source plugin designed to prevent the creation of dead content links online – so called “link rot” – has launched.  Amber has been designed by Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society …

A new open source plugin designed to prevent the creation of dead content links online – so called “link rot” – has launched. Amber has been designed by Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society and it provides what it calls a “persistent route” to information on the internet by automatically taking and retaining a snapshot of every page on a website and storing it on the same website’s server.

In other words, it’s a Wayback Machine for your own website. Or perhaps think of it as a mirror of your website with minimal fuss.

Read more at The Register

Source: Linux.com | software

Johan Louwers

Johan Louwers

Global Lead Archict at Capgemini
Johan Louwers is an Oracle ACE Director and works for the global Capgemini Infrastructure organisation where he leads the Oracle Architect Office as the lead architect.
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