Always improving. Updates to HTML/CSS to Image are posted here.
- PDF support
- WYSIWYG image editor. Making it easier for people to design images for use with the API.
- Image template API.
- Improving the dashboard with more information about your account.
If you have feature requests, please send them to us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 6, 2021
A new version (1.0.10) of our Zapier plugin has been released. It includes some great new parameters for better control over your images.
We also improved the error messages for when you run into a problem.
December 22, 2020
When using URL to Image, you can now inject CSS into the page. This is useful for cases where you want to customize your screenshot of the page. Allowing you to do things like hide specific elements on the page (such as annoying popups or cookie banners). To get started with it, pass along the css param when using URL to image. This is now available on Zapier and soon will also be working for Integromat.
December 20, 2020
We’ve released a new version of the Zapier integration. It now gives you even more configuration options when creating images. For URL images, you’ll now see a CSS field. This allows you to inject CSS into the webpage. Making it easy to customize how the page looks.
We have also added the
selector field to the normal Create image action. This allows you to target a specific CSS selector in your HTML and we’ll crop the image to that element.
December 13, 2020
We’ve improved image deletion. Previously, images might take several minutes to be uncached and deleted everywhere. Now they are removed almost instantly. For more information, learn how to delete an image.
November 13, 2020
Integromat now has the full_screen parameter available. When set to true the entire height of the page will be included in the image.
November 1, 2020
We released another improvement to default font rendering. Fixing character widths when “Helvetica Neue” is specified as the default font family.
October 2, 2020
We released a patch update to the HTML/CSS to Image Ruby Client. It fixes an issue with
addressable not being loaded.
September 30, 2020
We have released a large update to the fonts available to the API. Previously, we were missing some character sets and some images would show an empty square instead of the correct character. Our goal is to be able to perfectly render text from any language.
If you notice any more missing characters, please send us the image URL so that we can investigate it.
September 10, 2020
We’ve been working on further improving the performance of the API. Initial image renders are now ~30% faster. We have also improved caching of images. When cached, you can expect an average of 30-50ms when downloading an image.
August 31, 2020
The HTML/CSS to Image Zapier integration has graduated from beta. Zapier wrote up a nice blog post about the integration. It’s become very popular quickly and we’ve seen many inventive ways people are improving their businesses through automated image generation.
August 16, 2020
We’ve rebuilt the live demo. Now you can preview your HTML/CSS as you edit it. Then click the image button to see it converted into an image. This makes it much easier to prototype your images inside a browser.
August 7, 2020
We have released the first version of our new ruby client. This allows for easier integration with the API using Ruby.
August 3, 2020
We’ve added additional parameters to the Integromat integration. You can now use
July 27, 2020
The Template API is now available. With templates, you can create re-usable HTML that contains variables. These variables can be replaced when creating an image, making for even simpler image generation.
July 26, 2020
We have added the
render_when_ready parameter to image creation. This gives you control over when the image is rendered.
true, we will wait to generate the image until your HTML calls the
This is useful for images that have complex JS and you need control over when it’s ready to have an image created.
July 22, 2020
We have added additional Zapier templates to the integration. You can see them here: HTML/CSS to Image Templates.
July 7, 2020
We have enabled our US-EAST region. Your API requests will now be automatically routed to either US-WEST or US-EAST based on where you ae located. This will improve latency for requests as well as reliability of the API. We will automatically fail over to the other region is one is unhealthy.
We plan to introduce an EU region in the future.
July 5, 2020
We’ve released a new version of our documentation website. It’s now simpler, faster & we’ve improved the organization of all the content. Please send us any feedback.
July 17, 2020
March 27, 2020
We’ve added the ability to create images from URL’s. We’re calling this URL to Image. Learn more.
February 12, 2020
We have added the
December 12, 2019
We have added the Delete endpoint. You can now delete an image and it will be completely removed from our servers. Requests to the image URL will return 410.
November 29, 2019
Our Integromat integration is now available. You can use the integration to connect HTML/CSS to Image with the thousands of integrations available on Integromat.