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shot-scraper

PyPI Changelog Tests License

A comand-line utility for taking automated screenshots of websites

For background on this project see shot-scraper: automated screenshots for documentation, built on Playwright.

Documentation

Full documentation can be found at shot-scraper.datasette.io

Get started with GitHub Actions

To get started without installing any software, use the shot-scraper-template template to create your own GitHub repository which takes screenshots of a page using shot-scraper. See Instantly create a GitHub repository to take screenshots of a web page for details.

Quick installation

You can install the shot-scraper CLI tool using pip:

pip install shot-scraper
# Now install the browser it needs:
shot-scraper install

Taking your first screenshot

You can take a screenshot of a web page like this:

shot-scraper https://datasette.io/

This will create a screenshot in a file called datasette-io.png.

Many more options are available, see Taking a screenshot for details.

Examples