Recommendations for authors to enable web archiving

Last updated on May 6th, 2021 at 04:10 pm

This page presents recommendations to create web pages that can be efficiently archived and accessed across time. It is impossible to preserve the web without the authors’ collaboration.

Last update on August 10, 2015.

Web archives work similarly to web search engines like Google. Therefore, the presented recommendations contribute to creating contents that can be correctly processed of both these types of systems.

The following recommendations were classified in fundamental and advisable. They were written with the purpose of helping any author. Please contact us if you have any doubt.

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Web site organization

Fundamental

Advisable

Web page content

Fundamental

Advisable

General

Advisable

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