This document provides a series of tutorials written for the Web Curator Tool.

Version 2

The following tutorials are based on Version 2 of WCT, and were originally written for the WCT workshop held at the 2019 IIPC Web Archiving Conference.


The tutorials cover the following areas of using WCT version 2.

  • Authorisations and permissions
  • Profiles
  • Seeds
  • Scheduling
  • Crawl monitoring
  • Quality review
  • Description
  • Groups
  • Heritrix 3 scripting
  • User Management
  • Reporting

Pre-tutorial Setup

A Virtual Box image containing pre-installed instances of WCT, Heritrix 3 and OpenWayback is available for performing these tutorials on.