JV-LinkExchanger - Website Thumbnail Previews for links

In this article, you will learn how to display thumbnail previews of website listings in the JV-LinkExchanger directory.

JV-LinkExchanger uses the free/paid services of www.shrinktheweb.com or www.thumboo.com to display partner website thumbnails in JV-LinkExchanger component. You can choose to use websnapr.com or shrinktheweb.com as provider for the thumbnails. To get this working, you must do the following:

If you are using shrinktheweb.com:

  1. Create a free/paid account with shrinktheweb.com. Once you create the account make a note of access key and secret key from your account home page at shrinktheweb.com.
  2. Please download and install JV-ShrinkTheWeb component and plugin from www.jv-extensions.com on your website.
  3. Logon to JV-LinkExchanger - Configuration - Misc Options
  4. Choose "shrinktheweb.com" as website thumbnail provider in the dropdown option
  5. Click on Save

If you are using thumboo.com:

  1. Create a free/paid account with thumboo.com. Once you create the account make a note of api key from your account home page at thumboo.com.
  2. Logon to JV-LinkExchanger - Configuration - Misc Options
  3. Choose "thumboo.com" as website thumbnail provider in the dropdown option
  4. Provide your thumboo api key in the field provided.
  5. Click on Save

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