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Wayback Machine Scraper API

Wayback Machine Scraper API simplifies and automates historical data collection from older iterations of various media. You can extract results by date from older iterations of websites, books, and more, including images at a large scale with no bandwidth constraints.

  • Real-time data delivery

  • Maintenance-free web scraping infrastructure

  • Structured results in JSON format

*This web scraper is a part of Web Scraper API

Wayback Machine Scraper API
Large-scale public data scraping

Historical data for retrospective analysis

Take advantage of Wayback Machine Scraper API to gather 26 years’ worth of data for retrospective insights.

  • Perform website change monitoring

  • Overview historical changes

  • Conduct market research

Smart API features for data extraction

Custom Parser

Custom Parser

Using Oxylabs infrastructure, you can write your own parsing instructions to suit any scraping target

  • Forget about parser maintenance

  • Set up parsing logic with XPath and CSS selectors

  • Collect structured data in JSON format

Web Crawler

Web Crawler

With the Web Crawler feature, you can discover Wayback Machine pages for subsequent data extraction.

  • Select useful content

  • Define the crawling scope and tailor the end result

  • Have your results delivered in bulk



Use Scheduler to automate recurring scraping and parsing jobs, allowing you to schedule them at the desired frequency.

  • Create multiple schedules for different jobs

  • Automatically receive data to your preferred cloud storage

  • Get a notification when the job is complete

“With the services provided by Oxylabs, we managed to find a way to monitor certain sites that we could not monitor before, and, as a result, reach out to more customers and provide them with a better user experience.”

Irena Delas

Head of Customer Support @ Price2Spy


A word from our customers

At our core, we are committed to delivering the best possible customer experience. We are proud our customers recognize the attention to detail and customized assistance we provide.

API highlights and personalized support

Helpful tutorials

Step-by-step guides

Head to a quick start with our technical documentation.

Proxy management

Large proxy selection

Make use of our management-free 102M+ proxy pool for geo-targeting.

Bulk scraping

Bulk data extraction

Scrape up to 1000 URLs per batch from multiple pages all at once.

Different delivery choices

Multiple delivery options

Get your results via the API or to your cloud storage bucket (Amazon AWS or Google Cloud Storage).

Job automation

Use the Scheduler feature to set up recurring scraping jobs.

Live chat support

24/7 assistance

Our support team will resolve your issues day and night at a moment's notice.

Wayback Machine Scraper API pricing

Select the plan best suited for your business size and needs


Pay only for successful results 

Gather highly-localized data 

Receive data extraction know-how

Don’t miss out

Free Trial


1 week trial

Limited to 1 user



$2.80 / 1K results

$49 + VAT billed monthly



$2.60 / 1K results

$99 + VAT billed monthly



$2.40 / 1K results

$249 + VAT billed monthly





Rate limit
5 requests / s

10 requests / s

15 requests / s

30 requests / s

JavaScript rendering
Country-level targeting
24/7 support
Dedicated Account Manager

10% off

Yearly plans discount

For all our plans by paying yearly. Contact customer support to learn more.

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Frequently asked questions

How to scrape Wayback Machine?

You can build a scraper with a preferred programming language or use purpose-built automated tools such as Wayback Machine Scraper API.

While engaging in data extraction activities, make sure to abide by the rules of GDPR and Wayback Machine’s policies. Read more on the legalities of web scraping.

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