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Web Screenshots


With Usage of the inofficial webpage to screenshot function this plugins generates screenshots of websites. For more information check
There are a few options you can use in your shortcode [webscreenshot]:

url: full Url of the webpage which you want to have screenshoted (mandantory)

width: Pixel width of the screenshot (optional, default: 250)

refresh: If you want to reload the screenshot if it wasn’t generated on the first call (optional, default: true)

link: link image to given url (optional, default: true)

newpage: open link in new page (optional, default: true)

title: set link title tag (will be used as img alt tag also) (optional, default:”)

All img-tags generated will have a class called “webscreenshot”, the link will have a class called “webscreenshot-link” which you can you to perform additional style stuff

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  • added attribute to set link title tag (will be used as alt tag for the img as well)


  • Improved handling of boolean attributes. For example you now can use link=0, link=”false”, link=”off”, link=”no”
  • Add link to image (request by Shawn). Use newpage and link param to change link behaviour.


  • First Release