Support #12247

Screenshot of First Commons Homepage

Added by scott voth about 2 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

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I have tried with the Wayback Machine - for example:

The CSS is not resolving. I have tried the archive dates before the official launch, but I always get an unstyled page. After the official launch all archive pages style correctly.

Is there a way to see the actual site as it was back then? Even an old screenshot would suffice.

I am working on a Commons Timeline - and it would be great to show the first instances of the Commons.


#1 Updated by Boone Gorges about 2 years ago

I tried a couple ways of resurrecting enough of the 2009 site to get a screenshot, but I'm coming up short. The Git history of our codebase goes back to May 2010, and the 1.0 redesign launched in Nov or Dec 2009 (see and

Matt, do you have any screenshots or maybe an old backup?

#2 Updated by Matt Gold about 2 years ago

Hi All,

I've looked through my records, and I'm sorry to say that I can't find a screenshot of the original page. I did run across some interesting early materials as I looked, which I can share with you, Scott, if you would like

#3 Updated by scott voth about 2 years ago

Sure, that would be great!

#4 Updated by Boone Gorges about 2 years ago

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