homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.167.144.4
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Home / Forums Index / Code, Content, and Presentation / PHP Server Side Scripting
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: coopster & jatar k

PHP Server Side Scripting Forum

    
snapshot of a web page with image GD
web page snapshots like msn used to show..
dataKris




msg:1254825
 6:24 pm on Jul 21, 2004 (gmt 0)

Hi All,

I am new to image GD. I see that it can be used to do manipulations with images.. but, is there a way to generate snapshots of web pages and store it as an image with php and GD?

Thanks guys.

 

ruserious




msg:1254826
 1:03 am on Jul 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

The Problem with such a feature is, that you have to render the HTML, before you can take a snapshot. Since to my knowledge there is no Browser-Software that is implemented in PHP, you won't be able to use PHP to render the page, which also kind of makes it pointless to try and use GD to take the snapshot.

If you have control over the server, you can use other software to achieve something like it, e.g.: [babysimon.co.uk...] (*nix)

dataKris




msg:1254827
 4:15 am on Jul 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Ruserious,

That was right on the money. Although I was looking for a windows solution, thanks for pointing me in the right direction.

dataKris

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Code, Content, and Presentation / PHP Server Side Scripting
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved