Screenshots your customers
will want to share

The website screenshot service for

serious businesses

Thousands of companies have trusted us to accurately turn URLs into images

Using Urlbox we've scaled our volume to over 5 times what we were. We’re confident that Urlbox will continue to produce great results as we grow.

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Urlbox's support of emojis was a big signal that it could replace our own service. It was a simple replacement - a real success story for us.

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Jānis Peisenieks
Jānis Peisenieks // Head of Engineering, Whimsical

Clojure

Riga, Latvia

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Why use Urlbox

Focus on your products core features and offload pdf and screenshot rendering to Urlbox

Simple

Within 10 minutes, you can improve your UX with a screenshot. Stop wrestling with open source solutions and say goodbye to the headache of scaling, monitoring and maintenance.

Focused

Your team should be focused on your products unique features. Smart teams let Urlbox focus on providing the best screenshots.

Support

With superb customer support, we are always here to answer any questions and strive to continually improve the service

Full Page Screenshots

Urlbox's screenshot API lets you quickly and easily add full page website screenshots to your site, app, blog or business process.

take full page website screenshots using urlbox API

Responsive Screenshots

Urlbox allows you to change the viewport dimensions to simulate screen sizes of all shapes and sizes. You can also supply a user agent string to screenshot mobile optimised sites and emulate mobile devices.

take mobile screenshots using urlbox.io to emulate mobile devices

Web font & Flash support

The Urlbox website screenshot service API renders web fonts and adobe flash content in all its glory, so you can be sure your screenshots are the most accurate and of the highest quality.

webfonts and flash are supported by urlbox screenshot service

Fast, accurate website rendering at scale

We take pride in making our screenshot service API ultra fast, responsive and reliable at all times for all our customers. Urlbox renders website screenshot thumbnails in various dimensions in just seconds.

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Accuracy

What you see is what you get

We use the latest browsers to capture web pages, meaning our screenshots can handle the most recent JS, HTML and CSS features

Webfonts
urlbox screenshot demonstrating the ability to capture webfonts from typekit
SVG
urlbox screenshot demonstrating the ability to screenshot SVG elements
Canvas
urlbox screenshot demonstrating ability to capture advanced canvas animations
Video
urlbox screenshot demonstrating the ability to screenshot HTML5 video and flash video

Get Started

Whichever language or framework you're using, Ruby/Rails, Python/Django, PHP/Laravel, or something else, we have example code to get you started.

// npm install urlbox --save

import Urlbox from 'urlbox';

// Plugin your API key and secret
const urlbox = Urlbox(YOUR_API_KEY, YOUR_API_SECRET);

// Set your options
const options = {
  url: 'github.com',
  thumb_width: 600,
  format: 'jpg',
  quality: 80
};

const imgUrl = urlbox.buildUrl(options);
// https://api.urlbox.io/v1/YOUR_API_KEY/TOKEN/jpg?url=github.com&thumb_width=600&quality=80

// Now set it as the src in an img tag to render the screenshot
<img src={imgUrl} />

Check out our npm package here here, and on github