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Is there any module using which i can get the snapshot of a webpage

Re: Webpage screenshot

On Tue, 08 Aug 2006 22:46:35 -0700, sujay.tukai wrote:

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For what purpose?  Is this to show people thumbnails of templates or
something?  If so, there may be a workaround, but you'd need to write a
lot of code for it... I'd be easier to take the shots manually.

Re: Webpage screenshot

sujay.tukai@gmail.com wrote:
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What do you mean by "snapshot"?  Do you mean the current HTML that
creates the webpage?  See LWP::Simple

If you mean you want to create an image file that represents how a
webpage "looks", then you need to rethink your problem.  Different
browsers render webpages differently.  The same page can look vastly
different when viewed via IE, or Firefox, or Lynx.  Your only solution,
therefore, would be a program which fires up whichever browser you're
using, goes to that webpage, and then interfaces with the system to
access the "printscreen" functionality.  I have *no* idea how to do
that, if it's even possible...

Paul Lalli

Re: Webpage screenshot

sujay.tukai@gmail.com wrote:

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Amazon/Alexa have made their screenshot selection available:

Announcing the Alexa Site Thumbnail web service
Alexa Internet recently introduced the Alexa Site Thumbnail web service.  
This web service provides developers with programmatic access to thumbnail
images for the home pages of web sites. It offers access to Alexa's large
and growing collection of images, gathered from its comprehensive web
crawl. This web service enables developers to enhance web sites, search
results, web directories, blog entries, and other web real estate with
Alexa thumbnails images. Including web site thumbnail improves user
experience by allowing end users to preview sites before clicking on the
thumbnail's associated link.

Learn about Alexa Site Thumbnail and sign up today:
(Amazon.com product link shortened)

John Bokma          Freelance software developer
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