This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Thumbshots plugin

Description

This plugin allows any user to add previews of websites right in the content of their posts using a simple [thumb]http://domain.com[/thumb] format. Users may also “optionally” turn on mouseover previews. No purchase or registration is required to use the plugin. Optional upgrade enables PRO features such as “Full-length Captures”, “Free Width Captures” and “Refresh on Demand”.

  1. Easily embed website previews in posts
  2. Flexible caching system allows you to store retrieved screenshots on your server
  3. [opt] Display custom images for queued or error thumbshots
  4. [opt] Display thumbshot URLs in a safe manner without linking them directly to the target website
  5. [opt] Display mouseover header preview over thumbshots
  6. [opt] Display mouseover pop-up preview over external links in your posts
  7. [opt] Utilize several Thumbshots.RU PRO features

Take a look at Thumbshots.RU for more information (http://www.thumbshots.ru/en/ “Website screenshots provider”).

Screenshots

  • The plugin interface
  • Post editor button and inserted shortcode
  • An example thumbshot with reload button, and an optional mouseover header preview

Installation

  1. Upload thumbshots_plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Edit plugin settings on Dashboard > Settings > Thumbshots Plugin page

FAQ

Do I have to register on Thumbshots.RU to use this plugin?

No, registration is optional. Only register if you want to use PRO features or if you have a high volume of traffic on the website.

Contributors & Developers

“Thumbshots plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

1.4.6

  • Clear thumbshot cache when API key changes
  • Fix: Internationalized Domain Names
  • Updated thumbshots class to v1.7.5

1.4.5

  • “noindex” and/or “nofollow” parameters can be added to individual thumbshots and override global settings

1.4.4

  • Options to add rel=”noindex” and/or rel=”nofollow” to image links
  • Updated thumbshots class to v1.7.5

1.4.3

  • Added a link to plugin settings page
  • Minor bugfixes and code clean-up

1.4.2

  • New: restyled plugin menu button
  • Fix: use HTTP/1.0 requests to prevent chunking
  • Fix: errors in response headers parsing algorithm

1.4.1

  • Released under GPL version 3 or any later version

1.4.0

  • First public release