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I stumbled across BrowserCam the other day and signed up for their free 8-hour trial. I was incredibly impressed, so I thought I'd share the experience with everyone.

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How does Browser Cam work? It's easy!

* Paste one or more URLs into our Capture Wizard
* Select the browsers and operating systems you want to check
* Click submit

Browser Cam loads your URLs into your selected browsers and takes a screen capture for you to review or download.

Now, you can be 100% sure that you see what your customers will see.

And no, Browser Cam is NOT a simulation!

We actually load the URLs into your selected browsers and operating systems, and present you with a screen capture, so you'll see what your web pages look like on a Macintosh, on Linux, on Windows, in any version of Netscape or Explorer, in AOL, on Konquor, Opera, you name it. Any system! Any version!

And if you need it, and we don't have it, just email us, tell us what you need, and we'll load it up!

They have about 20 versions of browsers available for most OS's- Mac, Linux, all Windows flavors. They also allow you to choose the screen resolution(Drunk you want tested, as well as an option to share your test results with the public. I tested both my current site and my new site design- you can see the results here.

The 8-hour trial period seems short, but it took less than 2 minutes to get results on all four URL's I tested. The charge for membership is either a $10 flat charge for 10 urls or $39.95 a month for unlimited and unadulterated access. I highly recommend at least the free trial to any web designer serious about cross-browser compliancy.

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Test your site on multiple browsers from one webpage

Problem is you can't see the whole page if it contains scroll bars Sad or did I miss something in my observation ?

http//melbourne.ug.php.net

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Actually

When you enter the URL(Drunk to be captured it allows you to choose between a capture of the entire desktop or just the browser window. I chose just the browser window, but I assume the "entire desktop" option will show scrollbars.

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Re: Actually

KnightWolfJK wrote:
I chose just the browser window, but I assume the "entire desktop" option will show scrollbars.

nope "entire desktop" doesn't give you the whole page, it just gives you the desktop background ...which for me doesn't make sense. :?

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Test your site on multiple browsers from one webpage

Hmm, maybe I simply don't understand your earlier post.

What exactly do you mean by

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Problem is you can't see the whole page if it contains scroll bars
? ? ?

Do you mean that if the page requires a person to scroll, you can't see the bottom with one screen capture? If so, that could be solved by adding a <a name="bottom"></a> anchor to your HTML and using a url of http://www.mysite.com/#bottom in the list of URL's at BrowserCam.

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Test your site on multiple browsers from one webpage

KnightWolfJK wrote:

Do you mean that if the page requires a person to scroll, you can't see the bottom with one screen capture? If so, that could be solved by adding a <a name="bottom"></a> anchor to your HTML and using a url of http://www.mysite.com/#bottom in the list of URL's at BrowserCam.

Bugger, I didn't think of that idea smarty pan Tongue

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Test your site on multiple browsers from one webpage

Cool neither did I really: just a guess. When I test it I'll let you know Smile

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Get BrowserCam for 1 year for $20!!!!!

There was no way I was going to pay $20 a day and I only need one seat....I found this other site that lets groups of people pool their money to purchase a year and each person gets a seat for $20.

https://www.fundable.org/groupactions/browsercam3

check it out. if the current "project" is closed....you can make your own and get people to sign up to go in on a new "project" with you.