The other day, I found myself in a situation where I needed a screen shot of every page on a specific Web site. I certainly didn’t want to go through the site and manually capture screen shots, so I headed to the Web to search for solutions.
The really nice feature is the ability to either enter a single URL or have SiteShoter read a list of URLs from a text file.
How is that helpful? Well, if you use a spidering utility, you can easily build a text file with a list of every publicly accessible URL on a site. In my case, I headed on over to XML-Sitemaps, a nice, free sitemap generator. I plugged in the URL to the home page of the site and let their spider crawl the site. When the spider was finished, they offered me a sitemap in XML, TAR and txt formats. I downloaded the txt file and used it to feed URLs to SiteShoter, effectively allowing me to capture screenshots of every public page on the site with only the push of a few buttons.
If you ever find yourself in need of a batch of Web site screenshots, I would highly recommend using XML-Sitemap.com and SiteShoter together to do so. The only thing that would make it easier is if SiteShoter had a spider utility built in.