The /html/convert Robot

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The /html/convert Robot takes screenshots of web pages or uploaded HTML pages.

Parameters

Name Type Default Description
url String / Null null The URL of the web page to be converted. Optional, as you can also upload/import HTML files and pass it to this Robot
format String "png" The format of the resulting image. The supported values are "jpg", "jpeg" and "png".
width Integer 1024 The width of the resulting image containing the full web page. Change this to change the dimensions of the result image.
height Integer Auto The screen height that will be used. By default this equals the length of the web page in pixels.
delay Integer 2000 The delay (in milliseconds) applied to allow the page and all of its JavaScript to render before taking the screenshot.

Example use cases

Our /html/convert Robot can be used in combination with other Robots, to create powerful workflows unique to your use case.
Here are a few example scenarios, and the required the Assembly Instructions to implement them.
You can also try demos of these examples right here, live on our website.

Take a screenshot of a website (by uploading an HTML file)

{
  "steps": {
    "extract": {
      "use": ":original",
      "robot": "/html/convert",
      "result": true
    }
  }
}

Generate a screenshot of a website (by using a URL)

{
  "steps": {
    "screenshot": {
      "robot": "/html/convert",
      "result": true,
      "url": "https://transloadit.com",
      "format": "jpeg"
    }
  }
}

Related blog posts

Over the years we wrote the following posts about Our /html/convert robot on our blog:

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