Some time ago, I posted a quick hack about how to capture “split screen” screenshots, such as the one below, that shows a BBC News video embedded in a Guardian online news story:
This utility can be handy when you want to capture something in a single screenshot from the top and the bottom of a long web page, but don’t necessarily want all the stuff in between.
Anyway, the hack was included in the middle of a longer web page, so here’s a reposting of it…
On a server somewhere, place the following PHP script:
<html> <head> <title></title> </head> <frameset rows="30%, 70%"> <frame src="<?php echo $_GET['url']; ?>"> <frame src="<?php echo $_GET['url']; ?>"> </frameset>
The bookmarklet simply uses the current page URI as an argument in a call to the above page:
Here’s the bookmarklet in action:
(I was going to pop up a version of the script to http://ouseful.open.ac.uk, but for some reason I can’t get in to upload anything there just at the moment:-(