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Take a Screenshot with Browserless API

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Take a Screenshot with the Browserless API
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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Take a Screenshot with the Browserless API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Take a Screenshot action
    1. Connect your Browserless account
    2. Configure URL
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Take a Screenshot on Browserless
Description:
Version:0.5.1
Key:browserless-take-screenshot

Code

// legacy_hash_id: a_oViVKv
import puppeteer from "puppeteer-core";

export default {
  key: "browserless-take-screenshot",
  name: "Take a Screenshot",
  version: "0.5.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    browserless: {
      type: "app",
      app: "browserless",
    },
    url: {
      type: "string",
      label: "URL",
      description: "Enter the URL you'd like to take a screenshot of here",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const browser = await puppeteer.connect({
      browserWSEndpoint: `wss://chrome.browserless.io?token=${this.browserless.$auth.api_key}`,
    });
    const page = await browser.newPage();

    const { url } = this;
    await page.goto(url);
    const screenshot = await page.screenshot();

    // export the base64-encoded screenshot for use in future steps,
    // along with the image type and filename
    $.export("screenshot", Buffer.from(screenshot, "binary").toString("base64"));
    $.export("type", "png");
    $.export(
      "filename",
      `${url.replace(/[&\/\\#, +()$~%.'":*?<>{}]/g, "_")}-${+new Date()}.${this.type}`,
    );

    await browser.close();
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
BrowserlessbrowserlessappThis component uses the Browserless app.
URLurlstring

Enter the URL you'd like to take a screenshot of here

Authentication

Browserless uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Browserless account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Browserless APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Sign-up for a browserless account, it will create a unique token that allows service interaction.

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