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Research » Bookmaking and Archiving Content

Best Free Site Archiving Services

Blazingly fast and Memento API compatible Link to the most recent URL archive

Internet Archive aka Wayback Machine

Latest URL archive


Web archives support the Memento protocol natively: Memento Depot

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Archive Wallabag Links Forever

Adding an URL to Wallabag

Is complicated more than simple cURL

Obtain API token

API token is expiring and is obtained from Client ID, Client Secret, username and user password:

curl -s ""

Create a client_id+client_secret to access Wallabag via API and then run the curl (the password must be URL encoded):

$ curl -i "
  &client_id=<the_client_id> \
  &client_secret=<the_client_secret> \
  &username=<username> \

Again: Password must be URL encoded.

Then add an URL

cURL request must be POST and not GET, so the following WON’T work: … this one is not working:

curl "<access_token>&url=<url>"

This one works:

curl -d 'access_token=<access_token>&url=<url>'

Archiving URL’s that were posted to Wallabag

Everything is bookmarked using Wallabag and then via RSS distributed to other archival engines.

  1. Save to Wallabag. Expose RSS feed of URLs
  2. Also save to Notion, separate database “The New Pocket”, just in case
  3. Also save in for the best

I’ve implemented most of the automation tasks using and

In the future, I could host my own ArchiveBox as it is amazing. That will be only 2-step process.

Posting URL to



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Wallabag Setup on ISPConfig

Wallabag is open-source self-hostable Pocket alternative with full-text search, text and media archiving and a lot of clients for all the mobile platforms and e-book Kindle platform.

Must set internal option to “Download images locally”.

Nginx options in ISPConfig:

client_max_body_size 3000m;

##subroot web ##

location / {
    try_files $uri /app.php$is_args$args;

location ~ \.php$ {
  fastcgi_split_path_info ^(.+\.php)(/.*)$;
  include /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params;
  fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
  fastcgi_param DOCUMENT_ROOT $document_root;


Installation on a shared hosting

The static package requires each command to be appended by --env=prod as the static package is only usable as a prod environment. You must create your first user by using the command php bin/console wallabag:install --env=prod If an error occurs at this step due to bad settings, you must clear the cache with php bin/console cache:clear --env=prod before you try again the previous command.

Default configuration uses MySQL for the database and database setting are inside app/config/parameters.yml. Passwords must be surrounded by single quotes ('). Same config file is used for other configuration options like domain_name and others.


Let some files being executable:

cd web/bin chmod g+x *

Trigger import:

bin/console wallabag:import:redis-worker –env=prod pinboard -vv » import-pinboard.log

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