When was this website published?

When was this website published?

Find out when the webpage you currently browse was created

When was this website published?
What is When was this website published??
'When was this website published?' is a Chrome extension that provides the creation date of the current webpage you are browsing. Ideal for those moments when you're reading an article with no clear publication date, it uses the Wayback Machine to fetch this information. Accuracy and availability may sometimes be less due to the broad range of webpages being crawled by Wayback Machine.
Stats
Users: 4,000+
Rating: 4.73 (15)
Version: 1.0.0 (Last updated: 2015-06-22)
Creation date: 2015-06-22
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • http://web.archive.org/
  • tabs
Size: 12.37K
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Summary

Do you know this feeling ... you're browsing the web, maybe read an article or a blogpost ... and there is nowhere to be found when the article was published, it might be totally outdated.

Simply click the icon and this extension will tell you as accurate as possible:

When was the website that I'm currently visiting created?

NOTE: Since this extension is using the Wayback machine which crawls the ENTIRE web, accuracy and availability are lacking sometimes.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Provides publication date of web pages which is helpful for referencing
  • Simple and easy to use without the need for HTML code inspection
  • Able to retrieve publication dates of very old websites
Cons
  • Some users may desire additional features such as displaying how old the website is in months
  • An option for floating windows for automatic age display is desired but currently not available
Most mentioned
  • Aids in finding non-visible publication dates
  • User-friendly interface
  • Useful for academic referencing
  • Works on both recent and old websites
  • Desire for additional functionality such as age in months and last update date
Recent reviews
Exactly what i was looking for. Search results are filled with older non relevant articles. Until they find a cure for it this extension will be helpful. But could you add "xx months old" or something along with the actual date. Knowing the exact age would be more striking. Also if there could be an option for floating windows that automatically tells the age of a website without always need to clicking on the extension.
by A Kay A Kay, 2024-01-14

Works fine
by Jay Jay, 2022-06-07

I knew there were others who needed such an extension - and it really works flawlessly and does exactly what it promises
by Marcel Michelfelder Marcel Michelfelder, 2021-10-14
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Safety
Risk impact

When was this website published? may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

When was this website published? has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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