Six months ago we launched
as part of our product iteration to offer browser capabilities ready to be used directly consuming our API
Today, we're thrilled to announce Microlink for PDF
Microlink for PDF
is based on the same engineering principles as the rest of the functionality behind Microlink API
: making it trivial to get something back from any URL.
Enabling the new pdf
query parameter will add a
data field as part of the response payload:
"size_pretty": "62.5 kB",
The PDF file created as output of the process is hosted on Microlink CDN
and it can be combined with ttl
to automatically refresh in the background, providing an updated PDF representation of the target URL.
Additionally, a set of new query parameters have been added for better PDF accommodation, such as scale
These query parameters are specially helpful when the target URL is not actually prepared to be properly exported as PDF.
Another thing worth mentioning is the ability to consume the PDF directly from HTML markup using embed
Also as a
This way, the PDF file will be created on the fly, making it a backendless solution: just HTML.