The /html/convert Robot
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/html/convert Robot takes screenshots of web pages or uploaded HTML pages.
||(required) String / Array of Strings||
GeneralSpecifies which Step(s) to use as the input to this Robot.
Special Step namesA special Step name is
Providing several Steps as inputYou can add arrays to
Step bundlingSome Robots can gather several Step results for a single invocation. For example, the /file/compress Robot would normally create one Zip file for each file passed to it. If you'd set
This is a crucial parameter for the /video/adaptive Robot, otherwise you'll generate 1 playlist for each viewing quality.
Keep in mind that all input Steps must be present in your Template. If one of them is missing, no result is generated because the Robot waits indefinitely for all input Steps to be finished.
Group by originalSticking with the /file/compress Robot example, you can set
DemoSee a demo for the
||String / 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|
||The format of the resulting image. The supported values are
||Determines if a screenshot of the full page should be taken or not. If set to
||Determines wether to preserve a transparent background in HTML pages. Useful if you're generating artwork in HTML that you want to overlay on e.g. a video.
The default of
||The screen width that will be used, in pixels. Change this to change the dimensions of the resulting image.|
||The screen height that will be used, in pixels. By default this equals the length of the web page in pixels if
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 that you can try live on our website:
- Take a screenshot of a website (by uploading an HTML file)
- Overlay videos with dynamic artwork, generated with HTML & JS
- Take a screenshot of a website automatically (by using a URL)
Blog posts about the /html/convert Robot
We wrote the following posts about the /html/convert Robot on our blog:
- New Parameters for the /html/convert Robot April 29, 2013
- Two New Robots and More Features March 30, 2012
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