How to Check When a Web Site Was Last Updated

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

HOW TO CHECK WHEN A WEB SITE WAS LAST UPDATED

   As part of my audit activity I need to check on companies’ Web sites and determine how current they are—that is, when they were last updated. Is there a way to check that information without contacting the organizations?


   All you need to do is open the Web site and type the following in the address bar: javascript:alert(document.lastModified). It works in Explorer and Firefox.

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