How to take screenshot in Chrome without an extension?
Knowing how to take screenshots using Google Chrome browser can be very useful when full or partial website screenshots are needed. Chrome allows to make screenshots without any additional software and works consistently across all supported operating systems: Windows, MacOS and Linux.
How to take website screenshot using Chrome Dev Tools
Open ChromeDev tools
Run Dev Tools command
Command panel can also be opened with OS specific shortcut. You will see the shortcut for your operating system next to the "Run command" label. As you can see for Mac OS run command shortcut is COMMAND+SHIFT+P.
Chrome supports multiple screen capture options:
- Capture area screenshot - free select a website area to capture screenshot
- Capture full size screenshot - screenshot a whole page in Chrome
- Capture node screenshot - screenshot currently select HTML node. You can change selected node in Elements inspector panel
- Capture screenshot - captures a visible website area screenshot
Screenshots will be placed into the downloads folder configured in the browser.
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