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Is GeoCities archived?

Is GeoCities archived?

Despite the sites that were lost when Yahoo shut down GeoCities, the oocities archive is a priceless, historic time capsule of late ’90s to early ’00s internet culture, and we’re lucky to have it.

What happened to my GeoCities website?

The web-hosting site GeoCities was a paragon of this early internet era, but in March 2019 (almost 25 years after its creation in 1994) it’ll cease to exist. Yahoo Japan announced that it would shut down on March 31, 2019. Yahoo bought GeoCities in 1999 for $3.6 billion.

Was GeoCities social media?

In 1994, the first social networking site was created, Geocities. Geocities allowed the users to create and customize their own web sites, grouping them into different ‘cities’ based on the site’s content.

Why was GeoCities shut down?

Yahoo Japan announced today (Oct. 1) that it will shut down (link in Japanese) its GeoCities service in March 2019, 22 years after its launch. The company said in a statement that it was hard to encapsulate in one word the reason for the shut down, but that profitability and technological issues were primary factors.

What are GeoCities for?

GeoCities was a web hosting service that allowed users to create and publish websites for free and to browse user-created websites by their theme or interest. GeoCities was started in November 1994 by David Bohnett and John Rezner, and was named Beverly Hills Internet briefly before being renamed GeoCities.

What replaced Geocities?

If you have a Geocities website, you are offered the alternatives of either upgrading to Yahoo! Web Hosting for a fee (starting at $5.98 per month) or just letting your Geocities site and its content evaporate later this year when the service is terminated.

Who started Geocities?

There were at least 38 million pages displayed by GeoCities before it was terminated, most user-written. The GeoCities Japan version of the service endured until March 31, 2019….Yahoo! GeoCities.

2009–2019 logo
Type of site Web hosting
Created by David Bohnett and John Rezner
Commercial Yes
Registration Yes

How do you find an old website that no longer exists?

Wayback Machine

  1. Open the Wayback website.
  2. Enter the URL of the missing website or webpage that you want to open in the box at the top.
  3. Click Browse History.
  4. You’ll see a calendar view. Select the year at the top and then date from the list of months below.
  5. That’s it!

How much did GeoCities sell for?

When Yahoo! bought GeoCities for $3.7 billion in 1999, CNN Money called it a move that would “solidify Yahoo!’s position as a front-runner in the online popularity contest.” History shows us otherwise.

When did Angelfire close?

Opening and Closing Dates Angel Fire ResortClosed

Season Opening Closing
20/21 Dec 11 2020 Mar 21 2021
19/20 Dec 13 2019 Mar 16 2020 *
18/19 Dec 14 2018 Mar 25 2019
17/18 Dec 08 2017 Mar 25 2018

Are there any GeoCities sites in the Internet Archive?

The Internet Archive launched special several deep collection crawls, including specific sites nominated by the public, over the last few months that GeoCities was in operation, to help make our archive of GeoCities sites as deep and thorough as possible.

How to search the Reocities archives in Google?

To search the reocities archives, do a site search in Google. There is a lot of historical treasures tucked in these reocities sites. Webmasters: if you link to an old geocities site, simply change the “G” in geocities to “R” to continue linking. You can also check the Internet Archive and see if either site has archived the interior pages.

Who are the members of the Archive Team?

This band of archivists, including members of Archive Team, Reocities,, and many others, did their best to ensure at least a portion of this collection of files would live on. This is a quick and dirty collection of MIDI files taken from the Neighborhoods of Geocities, given arbitrary unique names and sorted by first letter/character.

Is there a list of all GeoCities pages?

Our crawling was based on publically-available directories and links to GeoCities pages; we did not have a comprehensive list of all GeoCities pages. Thus there is no guarantee a site will have been collected, which is most likely if it had few links from elsewhere and a small number of visitors.