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Website Screenshots


Use the [website-screenshot] shortcode to automatically insert an up to date webiste screenshot.

Shortcode Examples

// Website screenshot of
[website-screenshot url="" width="1680"]

// You can also resize the generated images
[website-screenshot url="" width="1680" thumbnail_width="100"]

// And you can add custom html tags
[website-screenshot url="" target="_blank" class="my-image-class"]


  • url (required) – The url
  • width – the width of the screenhsot
  • height – the height of the screenshot
  • thumbnail_width – Resize the image to the desired width, preserves the aspect ratio
  • alt – the image alt text
  • target – browser target. For example: use _blank to open in a new window
  • class – add a class to the screenshot

Generating the screenshot in PHP

You can also use our PHP class to generate a screenshot:

<img src="<?php echo WebsiteScreenshot::screenshot(['url' => '']); ?>" />


  • This plugin relies on you should create an account there and paste your API token into the settings page.



  1. Install the plugin from the WordPress admin panel, or upload the website-screenshots folder to /wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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1.0.1 – 20 August 2020

  • Updated the readme.

1.0.0 – 19 August 2020

  • The initial release.