Webthumb.bluga.net has completed its move to a new server. Everything should be running smoothly at this point, but if you run into any problems let me know. If your dns is slow to update, you can use new.bluga.net.
Making URLs look memorable
Bluga.net WebThumb provides a white-label web service API for generating web thumbnails and full size snapshots of websites.
WebThumb offers more features and quicker response times then any other service.
- Real-time thumbnails
- Flash 10 Support
- PDF Support
- Quick response times
- REST API
- API clients for PHP, Ruby, Python
- Cache the thumbnails on your server or Webthumbs
- Browser windows from 75x75 to 1280x2048
Once you register you get access to the API and 100 free credits per month. Thumbnails cost one credit each with some features costing an additional credit. If you need more credits than that, you can purchase them at a rate as low as $1.00 per 1000. These credits never expire and are used after your free 100. Feel free to contact us for more information.
Cost effective rates
Server upgrades have lowered our costs so we're passing the savings to you. Rates include:
7,000 for $20, 30,000 for $50, 145,000 for $200, 450,000 for $500, and 600,000 for $600
Stop worry about running out of credits, purchase more today
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I haven’t been actively blogging as of late, this is not likely to change, but here is some quick Webthumb news. The PHP apiwrapper has been updated, there have been some API updates but nothing recently. One important item is that is uses version switching in the request to improve error handling. You can grab [...]
Once the dns change fully propagates Webthumb will be back up and fully running. If you had a different apikey on the backup instance you will want to switch back to your normal apikey. Your apikey is viewable on your user home page. More news and a we’re sorry gift of credits will be coming [...]
My blog and the rest of my sites are back up again, running on new hardware. The 2nd backup server/thumbnail processor is still waiting on some heat sinks before it can get installed but now were running on a server with next day dell support. I’ll have more details on webthumb changes once the dns [...]