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ShrinkTheWeb (STW) Website Previews Plugin

This plugin accesses the ShrinkTheWeb API to automatically replace special tags in posts with website screenshots, where desired.

This plugin allows any WordPress user to easily add thumbnail previews of websites right in the content of their posts using a simple [thumb]http://www.yourwebsite.com[/thumb] format. Loads of examples are available within the plugin documentation (you'll see it when you activate the plugin).

The plugin requires a free or paid account from the thumbnail provider service ShrinkTheWeb.com. No purchase is required to use the plugin or the free service.

Other Cool Features

  • Option to enable mouseover previews (you see a screenshot of a link if a website visitor hovers the mouse over any external links on the site).
  • Option for capturing inside pages (rather than just the homepage of a website).
  • Plenty of examples in the plugin documentation
  • Plugin automatically shows you which features are available based on your account type.

Supported STW PRO features

  • Caching of thumbnails (Basic or PLUS accounts only)
  • Custom thumbnail image quality (PRO upgrade feature)
  • Full length image captures (PRO upgrade feature)
  • Custom thumbnail sizes in addition to the standard STW thumbnails.

Take a look at ShrinkTheWeb for more information Shrink The Web.

Requires: 2.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 2013-10-1
Downloads: 9,188

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