Friday, July 13, 2007

Web2PDF Online Widget is now available



Now it's your chance to gives your visitors the ability to convert useful information in your website into PDF.... and it's free!

To sign up, go to: http://web2.pdfonline.com/

So, why would your visitors want the PDF version of your webpages?

1. Unlike bookmarking, saving to PDF preserves the information found in your website.
2. PDF file is a lot easier to manage in the hard drive than HTML.
3. PDF is portable which makes it easy to send around using email.
4. PDF is multi platform, so it doesn't matter where it is created.

Other Benefits

1. Beside providing the PDF feature to your website visitors, Web2PDF Online also allows you to quickly convert any web page that you want into PDF. All you need to do is to enter the URL of the web page. Learn more...

2. When your visitor are converting your web pages into PDF, they are basically "printing" it to PDF. So having printer friendly web pages will greatly improve the PDF output. There is a good article by Amit Agarwal on how to provide your visitors with printer friendly pages.

How do I get started?

After you sign up, just follow these 3 easy steps to get started:

1. Set the conversion options and test it against any website.
2. Generate the JavaScript.
3. Copy-and-paste the JavaScript into their webpage(s).

Click here for more information.

Send us your Feedbacks and Comments

We appreciate any comment and suggestion that you have which we will use to improve this service.

14 Comments:

Blogger Cherisam said...

Hi,
I'm a little confused by the terms and conditions of using the print to pdf widget, esp. the following:
"License of Your Content to Provider. By uploading content to, submitting any materials for use on the Web Site, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) Provider a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe."
Does it mean that the copyright for any webpage converted to pdf using their services rests with you?
Please do clarify
Thanks
Cherisam

6:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm testing the pdf widget right now on my site and am very impressed, but I do have two concerns. The first is the terms and conditions, which has already been mentioned. The second is that the wording in the pop-up box that loads when the PDF is being created is confusing. The animation and the warning not to close the window seems to confuse the user -- they don't know when it's okay to close it. Can this be rememdied with better wording, or maybe some additional code that closes the window after the PDF is created? I would appreciate a response. Thank you for what looks like a great service!

9:14 AM  
Blogger PDF Online said...

Thank you for the feedbacks. We agree that the current language is a little imposing so we will revise the terms. In the current form we assure you that it is not meant to give us copyright.

10:01 AM  
Blogger PDF Online said...

Anonymous,

Thanks for the feedback. We will change the wording to:

"...please do not close this window until your PDF is ready."

12:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks! I think that change in wording will help a lot!

7:00 AM  
Blogger Myo Kyaw Htun said...

Is there any chance to change [Save page as PDF] image ?

for example:
only text or tiny button or user's custom button.

How good if we have this option.

Best wishes,

Myo Kyaw Htun

myokyawhtun.com

9:15 AM  
Anonymous JD said...

I'd love to use this as a plain text link as well instead of the button. Is it possible?


Thanks!

9:58 AM  
Blogger PDF Online said...

jd, Myo Kyaw

Currently you have to use the default button. We do get a lot of request for this feature, so we will implement it in the near future.

2:02 PM  
Blogger Myo Kyaw Htun said...

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10:36 PM  
Blogger Myo Kyaw Htun said...

Admin from pdfonline,
I've make some tip how to use web2pdf online without image
web2Pdf Online

10:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is it possible to have all hyperlinks, not just those starting with www and http, converted to live hyperlinks within the generated PDF, that would probably be taking Web2PDF pretty close to perfection. . . :)

12:15 AM  
Blogger Zile Kondic said...

Hi, there is a bug somewhere, i can't render my blogger as PDF, the widget reports "Limited resources, server encountered some error..."

I had a similar problem with shaz.am - my blog's name is Zhille's guitar blog, and the single quote in "zhille's" was the problem. It messed with the code. But the developers fixed it.

Can you please check if that is the problem. I can render other pages via you online tool.

7:40 AM  
Blogger Alpesh said...

The website does not give the code for blogger platform.

Other services gives options to get the code for various popular platform.

6:44 PM  
Blogger Jon Koh said...

Hi, i am exploring your Web2PDF converter. I would like to know the technical details on how it works. The data to be converted, is it send from the client browser or from the website(where the webpage is hosted) to the Web2PDF server? Thanks.

7:22 PM  

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