Python to Snapshot of Given Website with Full Source Code For Beginners

Snapshot of a given website using Python.


  • selenium==3.141.0
  • chromedriver-binary==85.0.4183.38.0

Set up:

pip install selenium pip install chromedriver-binary==XX.X.XXXX.XX.X
  • ‘XX.X.XXXX.XX.X’ is chrome driver version.
  • The version of ‘chrome driver’ need to match the version of your google chrome.

How to find your google chrome version:

  1. Click on the Menu icon in the upper right corner of the screen.
  2. Click on Help, and then About Google Chrome.
  3. Your Chrome browser version number can be found here.


python <url>
Code language: HTML, XML (xml)
  • Snapshot is in the current directory after this script runs.

Source Code:

# -*- cofing: utf-8 -*- import sys from selenium import webdriver from import Options import chromedriver_binary script_name = sys.argv[0] options = Options() options.add_argument('--headless') driver = webdriver.Chrome(options=options) try: url = sys.argv[1] driver.get(url) page_width = driver.execute_script('return document.body.scrollWidth') page_height = driver.execute_script('return document.body.scrollHeight') driver.set_window_size(page_width, page_height) driver.save_screenshot('screenshot.png') driver.quit() print("SUCCESS") except IndexError: print('Usage: %s URL' % script_name)
Code language: PHP (php)

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