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THE ERRORS IN THE LOGS WILL BE: "Lock to account: IP not listed (site scraper or HTTPS mismatch?)" If your web pages are secured with HTTPS and you use the "Embedded" method but you fail to use HTTPS to make requests from ShrinkTheWeb, then your visitor...
Over the years, we have seen that some users want to save their website screenshots with a simple and obvious naming convention like: _DOMAIN.TLD.JPG_ For instance: cnn.com.jpg bing.com.jpg In these cases, however, the web server (Apache in our te...
CAN I PRIVATE-LABEL THE REQUEST URL TO SHRINKTHEWEB'S SERVICE? Yes, absolutely! If you prefer to use a link on a custom domain or sub-domain, like http://stw.yourdomain.com/ [http://stw.yourdomain.com/], to access our service; then just create a _CNAME ...
The "arfooo directory" script is not supported by ShrinkTheWeb, as the author has not verified his integration. However, it is easy to get a simple integration using the author's loose support for most screenshot APIs. It is designed for "RoboThumb", but ...
Do you want to show a web page screenshot to your users the instant it is ready? Do you want to use something like Ajax to continuously check for ready state? Do you want to avoid being charged for constantly polling with excessive requests to ShrinkT...
Find the Usage Stats box on the dashboard as seen here. Clicking the "Search Screenshot Requests" link to the right of "PagePix Requests" will take you to the Thumbnail History page. Users without any PRO features will see the following page: PRO Use...
Click the Edit Tab on the navigation menu This brings you to your Profile Account Info page where you can update your Account Information and modify your username. Enter your new user name in the "Username:" field. Click the button at the bot...
Click the "Bulk Import" link in the Getting Started section of the ShrinkTheWeb Dashboard. Enter one (1) URL per line and include $$$$$$$1 at the end of each URL and click the "Submit!" button at the bottom of the page. Ex. http://www.domain.tld$$...
This is a good example of domain search results that can be seen by a PRO user. Lets look at each of the 3 sections in detail. SCREENSHOT The first thing to note is that clicking on the screenshot will take you to the URL that was requested. Also...
Click the Profile tab at the top of the page. This will take you to your Profile Account Info page. Click the Kudos tab in your navbar. Gush about how wonderful the service is and what a huge impact it has had on your site in the "Testimonial" filed. ...
If you are not using a plugin, then each case is different. It is up to you to figure out where to place the code. In short, You place the code wherever you want the image to appear. If this technique is too advanced, our consulting services are...
There is no setting to disable preview verification within the system as the code is embedded within each screenshot request. In order to remove it you must do one of the following: IF YOU ARE USING THE \"SIMPLE METHOD\" 1. Remove the following P...
If you are experiencing issues with UTF-8 / UTF8 compliance with your requests, consider these steps: 1. The best way to address this, in regards to our service, is to UrlEncode the entire request (after &stwurl=) so that it is browser independent. That...
Click the "Code Wizard" link in the getting started section of the Dashboard. In the "Domain" field, enter the URL of the page you wish to capture. NOTE: The code wizard allows you to preview PRO Feature requests, even if you are not upgraded! ...
THE DASHBOARD IS YOUR MAIN HUB TO ACCESS AND CHANGE ACCOUNT SETTINGS AND INFORMATION. SECURITY KEYS The member profile section of the STW Dashboard displays the access key and secret key. NOTE: Instructions on changing user account information inc...
The "Simple Method" API is an easy way to get started quickly. This is a brief overview of how it works. Find the "Getting Started" section in the ShrinkTheWeb Dashboard. Here is a break down the Thumbnail Code to help identify each parameter. http:/...
Find the Usage Stats box on the dashboard as seen here. Clicking the "Search Screenshot Requests" link to the right of "PagePix Requests" will take you to the Thumbnail History page. Users without any PRO features will see the following page: Simply ...
In some cases the Invalid Domain system message results from sites taking longer to load than the specified time. (8 seconds default) Even if a site appears to load quickly in the browser, there may be items related to the site that take longer to fully...
We do allow you to cache your requests locally (on your own server); also known as "caching locally". In fact, we strongly recommend it. We recommend giving the user a choice of either "Caching Locally" (Advanced Method) or "Embedded" (Simple Method) but ...
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