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Microlink API

Instant shareable content

Microlink API allows you embed API calls directly in your HTML, automagically refreshing snapshots every hour.

Using HTML

<!-- Meta & SEO Tags  -->
<meta name="image" content="https://api.microlink.io?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2019%2F02%2F13%2Fafrica%2Fkenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther%2Findex.html&screenshot=true&embed=screenshot.url">
<meta itemprop="image" content="https://api.microlink.io?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2019%2F02%2F13%2Fafrica%2Fkenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther%2Findex.html&screenshot=true&embed=screenshot.url">
<meta property="og:image" content="https://api.microlink.io?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2019%2F02%2F13%2Fafrica%2Fkenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther%2Findex.html&screenshot=true&embed=screenshot.url">
<meta name="twitter:image" content="https://api.microlink.io?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2019%2F02%2F13%2Fafrica%2Fkenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther%2Findex.html&screenshot=true&embed=screenshot.url">

<!-- regular HTML Tags  -->
<img src="https://api.microlink.io?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2019%2F02%2F13%2Fafrica%2Fkenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther%2Findex.html&screenshot=true&embed=screenshot.url" />

Using CSS

.screenshot {
  background-image: url(https://api.microlink.io?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2019%2F02%2F13%2Fafrica%2Fkenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther%2Findex.html&screenshot=true&embed=screenshot.url);
}

Using Markdown

![Screenshot](https://api.microlink.io?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2019%2F02%2F13%2Fafrica%2Fkenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther%2Findex.html&screenshot=true&embed=screenshot.url)

Features

Capabilities under the hood.

  • Cloud Browsing

    Fast, scalable, and reliable browser automation.

  • High Availability

    Cloud based solution with superior operational performance.

  • Auto Caching

    Query caching police for improving response timing.

  • Screenshotting

    Full or partial website snapshots with device support.

  • Data Normalization

    Type check rules to guarantee extracted data is correct.

  • Color Detection

    Predominant palette for each detected image.

  • Adblock Builtin

    Faster reponsive timing avoids unnecessary requests.

  • Media Support

    Detect the original streaming video/audio source.

  • Embed Mode

    Incrust content directly in your HTML markup.

  • Cloud Browsing

    Fast, scalable, and reliable browser automation.

  • High Availability

    Cloud based solution with superior operational performance.

  • Auto Caching

    Query caching police for improving response timing.

  • Screenshotting

    Full or partial website snapshots with device support.

  • Data Normalization

    Type check rules to guarantee extracted data is correct.

  • Color Detection

    Predominant palette for each detected image.

  • Adblock Builtin

    Faster reponsive timing avoids unnecessary requests.

  • Media Support

    Detect the original streaming video/audio source.

  • Embed Mode

    Incrust content directly in your HTML markup.

Microlink CLI

Powerful command-line interface

Explore API Parameter using Microlink CLI from your terminal.

npx microlink-api https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/13/africa/kenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther/index.html?&screenshot&embed=screenshot.url
SUCCESS 57.9 kB in 13830.018ms
uri https://api.microlink.io?url=https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/13/africa/kenya-rare-black-leopard-black-panther/index.html&screenshot&embed=screenshot.url
cache MISS
cache prerender (4654.865ms)