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I have a list of internet sites links from which I would like to automatically recover the page image/thumbnail and page title.

Let's suppose that one of the links is https://www.google.com/, I would like to retrieve the following:

enter image description here

Is it possible to do it with Mathematica? Or maybe, managed by Mathematica?

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  • $\begingroup$ Should the program also make typos? :P $\endgroup$ – rm -rf Mar 1 '13 at 23:20
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    $\begingroup$ @rm-rf Good one :) one more reason for wanting an automatic system... $\endgroup$ – P. Fonseca Mar 1 '13 at 23:22
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webShot[URI_String] := Import["http://www.sciweavers.org/iWeb2Shot?url=" <> URI]

webShot["google.com"]

Mathematica graphics

Another one:

webShot["http://mathematica.stackexchange.com/questions/20486/import-the-thumbnail-of-an-internet"]

Mathematica graphics

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  • $\begingroup$ that easy? perfect! Now I need to add an automatic cut and resize. $\endgroup$ – P. Fonseca Mar 1 '13 at 23:48
  • $\begingroup$ You don't get my vote until you complete the Droste effect. (evil grin) $\endgroup$ – Mr.Wizard Mar 2 '13 at 9:22
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    $\begingroup$ Oh my. You did! +1 $\endgroup$ – Mr.Wizard Mar 2 '13 at 13:04

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