Automated website screenshots
Website screenshots emailed to you and archived daily
Docma is the ultimate tool to programmatically create automated website screenshots on a regular basis (daily, weekly or monthly) and receive them by email! You just need a webpage address, and you are ready to go!
Here is an example of a simple set of instructions, generating a screenshot every day.
This script generates...
This screenshot, every day!
Why Using an Automated Website Screenshots Service?
Keep an Automatically Updated Website Archive
Having an archive of yours or any other website can be useful for legal purposes. Moreover, an automated website screenshots service can help your business monitor regulatory changes and maintain compliance. Read more about archived webpages
See what competitors are up to
Tracking and reviewing products, pricing, marketing strategies, news and online reputation of your competitors can help you stay ahead of the competition in all fields of digital businesses. You will always have precious insights that allow more data-driven choices in your business.
To monitor your competitors, you need to always be notified on the moves they make – from fresh product releases to new funding and pricing changes and with the right tools, competitive monitoring can be made simple! An automated website screenshot service, such as Docma can automatically check your competitors websites for you by sending email when a change occurs on the page you’re interested in.
In this way, you don’t have to manually check your competitors pages, making the process of looking for the data to perform a competitive analysis, revise your business plan, and adapt to changes in your industry, automatically.
Monitor Social Networks
Being a competitor or any other social profile that could impact your business, such as trending hashtags, brand mentions or influential groups, monitoring activity on social networks is useful for any kind of business.
To be updated on certain pages or trends, many social networks users give the possibility to follow a page. You’re telling them that you’re interested in a certain topic or user, and you want them to appear on your personal profile.
By the way, just by following a page doesn’t mean you’ll catch meaningful updates, or interesting data, moreover it doesn’t guarantee you’ll catch all the new posts. You still have to log in and manually go through the feed to check if they posted anything new. Or to look up their page to see if there’s anything interesting.
With a web monitoring tool you can monitor your competitor, without relying on manually looking up their profile, and get automatic updates every time there’s a change to their profile.
Keep an eye on your favorite products
Say you have a favorite product on an ecommerce website. You maybe interested in receiving a notice when something changes, for example if the product is now for sale or back in stock.
When good deals are hard to spot, you definitely need a price tracker helping you keep the head on the products you’re thinking of buying.
Instead of manually and constantly checking changing prices that may lead you to subscribe to retailer mailing lists which, inevitably, result in your inbox clogged with daily advertisements and marketing campaigns, or sifting through emails until you find the notification you were hoping for.
Digital Marketing and SEO website monitoring
Monitoring SEO changes can be crucial for a successful digital marketing strategy. Tracking robots.txt, titles, headers, visual renderings and search results.it takes time and effort to manually investigate whether this was due to one of your website changes. You have to manually sift through your pages and SEO data, in hopes of unearthing the origins of your tank in the rankings.
So let’s start from the simple assumption that keeping track of what changes with your website is just a boring and repetitive task. And if you’re part of a web agency, and you have to manage SEO for a multitude of clients, it gets even more burdensome.
SEO tracking tools allow you to stay on top of all of your SEO website updates and to automatically monitor your web pages for you as well as your Google Analytics or Search Console.
Track Institutional Websites
Regulatory compliance is when a company monitors and adheres to state, federal, and international laws and regulations as part of its operations.
With Docma you can monitor changes in laws, policies and legislation, to help ensure your company’s compliance.
How can you Generate Automated Website Screenshots?
With Docma you only need to provide a set of instructions once, to generate infinite screenshots!
To get started, simply provide a URL to the website you want to screenshot, then select a capture frequency, in other words, how often you want Docma to take screenshots of your website
And that's how simple it is!
Read more on how to schedule website screenshots
Navigate the page to get the perfect shot!
With Docma you can provide additional steps to reach the desired URL or perfect angle to take the screenshot. Here are some frequent use cases:
Need to reach your website’s private area? Instruct Docma to login!
Need to take a screenshot with the mouse hovering a button? Tell Docma to click on it!
The screenshot you want to take is at the bottom of the page? Docma will scroll to it!
Need a video of the whole process? Docma also lets you screen record the full script!
This script generates...
This screenshot, every day!
Why Docma Automated Screenshots?
Docma offers a number of advantages over other automated website screenshots tools, making it a popular choice for businesses of all sizes. Here are some of the key reasons why you should consider using Docma:
Disable Annoying Cookie Banners: One of the most frustrating aspects of browsing the web is dealing with cookie banners. Docma automatically disables these banners, so you won't have to deal with them cluttering up your screenshots.
Navigate the Page to Get the Best Angle: Docma allows you to navigate the page you're monitoring, so you can ensure that you capture the perfect screenshot. This is especially useful if you have a complex website with a lot of different elements.
Content-Aware Monitoring: Docma is aware of the content of the page you're monitoring, so you can choose to receive notifications only when the content changes. This means that you won't receive unnecessary alerts if only minor changes are made to the site.
Customizable Styling: With Docma, you can customize the appearance of the page you're monitoring to match your brand's style. This means that the screenshots will look like they were taken by you, rather than a generic tool. Additionally, you can add Chrome extensions to further enhance the appearance of your site.
In summary, Docma is a highly customizable website monitoring tool that offers a number of advantages over other similar tools. By using Docma, you can ensure that your website is always running smoothly and that any issues are identified and addressed promptly.
No cookie banners
Docma automatically disables annoying cookie banners that can obscure the website's content.
Be notified only when content changes
Choose to receive a screenshot only when something has changed. In this way, Docma a way to keep track of changes on your any website. Read more
Take the perfect shot
You can provide instructions to Docma before taking a screenshot. For example, scroll to a certain element of the page or login in a private area Try the demo
Automated from start to finish
Once a task is scheduled, Docma will repeat it with the selected frequency (daily, weekly or monthly)