A gem to screencap webpages in ruby. Uses Phantom.js under the hood.
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Latest commit e3af281 Jul 9, 2015 @maxwell Merge pull request #25 from deversus/master
ability to exit cleanly if request is taking too long



A screenshot gem you can use from your ruby application. Uses Phantom.js under the hood.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'screencap'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install screencap


  require 'screencap'

  f = Screencap::Fetcher.new('http://google.com')
  screenshot = f.fetch

it also currently supports a couple of options

  f = Screencap::Fetcher.new('http://google.com')
  screenshot = f.fetch(
  	:output => '~/my_directory.png', # don't forget the extension!
  	# optional:
  	:div => '.header', # selector for a specific element to take screenshot of
  	:width => 1024,
    :height => 768,
  	:top => 0, :left => 0, :width => 100, :height => 100 # dimensions for a specific area


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request