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We needed to get real time screenshots of 10,000 websites. One simple implementation of an API call to thumbnail.ws was all we needed to build. Simon Hobert, CTO at linkorado

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Alexa top 500 showcase

Published: Sunday, April 17th 2016.

To show off our new rendering engine, introduced on April 12th, we created screenshots of all the Alexa top 500 websites. This is a list of the most used and visited websites around the world and thumbnail.ws will use it to showcase the quality of our API.

On the Alexa Top 500 page you can find 360 width screenshots (JPEG format) of the websites and if you click on a screenshot you will see the full sized 1280x720 PNG image.

10,000,000!

While working on brand new features, we passed the 10 million mark a couple of days ago! Congrats to everybody at thumbnail.ws and all our users! Next ...

Maximum width: 1280px

The maximum width of a screenshot we returned was set at 1024 pixels. Thumbnail.ws has increased this limit to 1280px for all accounts. If you want to ...

New API parameter: delay

Everytime a thumbnail.ws server is creating a screenshot or thumbnail for you, the HTML of the website is loaded, the javascript is loaded, the images ...

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