March 14, 2022

Website screenshots with web fonts

Render web fonts exactly as they look in your browser

Jonathan Markwell
Jonathan Markwell
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If you have attention to detail, one of the most frustrating things about taking automated website screenshots is web font support.

Urlbox solved this problem years ago along with dozens of features for taking screenshots at scale.

Rendering web fonts at a URL just works with Urlbox.

Lets try rendering all the handwritten fonts at https://fonts.google.com/?category=Handwriting

We've set a few options extra to make this screenshot look great. We double the defult screen height so you can see more and ensure retina quality.


It results in a screenshot like this:

Example HTML rendered as a PNG

All the rendering options you need

There are dozens rendering options in the Urlbox API.

You're not limited to PNG

Urlbox has many output formats beyond PNG. You can also render:

  • JPEG
  • WebP
  • SVG
  • AVIF
  • HTML (after JS has executed)
  • JSON (Coming soon).

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Urlbox is powerful with dozens of features for taking screenshots at scale.

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