This page describes how to convert web pages and HTML to images from the command line using the Pdfcrowd API.
pip install pdfcrowd
We also offer other installation options.
Authentication is needed in order to use the Pdfcrowd API. The credentials used for accessing the API are your Pdfcrowd username and the API key.
Enter a web page or upload an HTML file to get an image preview and integration code that you can copy and paste to your application.
Or you can choose from the examples below and adapt the code to your needs. You can also interactively explore the API in the API Playground.
html2image -user-name "demo" -api-key "ce544b6ea52a5621fb9d55f8b542d14d" \ -output-format "png" \ "http://www.example.com" > "example.png"
html2image -user-name "demo" -api-key "ce544b6ea52a5621fb9d55f8b542d14d" \ -output-format "png" \ "/path/to/MyLayout.html" > "MyLayout.png"
echo -n "<html><body><h1>Hello World!</h1></body></html>" | \ html2image -user-name "demo" -api-key "ce544b6ea52a5621fb9d55f8b542d14d" \ -output-format "png" - > "HelloWorld.png"
The API can be easily integrated into your environment. You can have our interactive API Playground autogenerate the integration code for you:
-debug-logto get detailed info about the conversion, such as conversion errors, time, console output.
Refer for details to the User Manual.