Show Thumbnail Previews of Website URLs anywhere in Joomla!

Show Website Thumbnail Previews

Show Thumbnail Previews in Joomla

Pictures speak a thousand words. Do so with thumbnail previews for Joomla URLs on your website. Improve search accuracy, filter offensive websites, discover ambiguous and parked websites. Improves your website aesthetics tremendously for your users. JV-ShrinkTheWeb integrates with shrinktheweb.com for fetching and displaying thumbnail previews.

The {stwpreview} Magic!

Generate and display thumbnail preview dynamically on the fly in a few seconds by inserting {stwpreview } tag for any url in it's place anywhere in Joomla!

Multiple Thumbnail Previews per Page

Add multiple {stwpreview} tags and get them replaced with respective thumbnail previews at the respective positions!

Quick Insert with Editor Button

Use the "URL Preview" button in Editor to insert {stwpreview} tags with arguments in in your Joomla website

Control Preview Generation

Set the size, quality, dimensions and many other attributes of the preview image that will be generated with arguments to {stwpreview} tags.

Style Preview Images

Style generated images with optional arguments to {stwpreview} tag. Define custom styling or provide a custom class name.

Custom Thumbnail Images

Upload and use local custom thumbnails instead of dynamically generated one for specific URLs! Can be used as alternative to using shrinktheweb.com

Manage Previews

View the recently generated thumbnail previews, clear cache, search previews by URL and also view the list of all thumbnail previews image in a given page.

Cache Thumbnail Images

Decrease page load times by caching generated images from shrinktheweb.com locally on your servers.

Use it with any Joomla Extension!

Use JV-ShrinkTheWeb to show thumbnails in any Joomla extension display, by including the {stwpreview} tag in the extension layout.

What is Included?

  • JV-ShrinkTheWeb Component
  • System Plugin
  • Editor button plugin
  • Free updates and upgrades for 12 months.
  • 12 months of priority support via Support forums with a guaranteed turnaround time of less than 24 hours (usually it is a few minutes to a couple of hours).
  • Create public and private (only you and staff member can view) topics/discussions in support forums.


  • Joomla! 3.4+
  • PHP 5.4+
  • MySQL 5.5+
  • PHP CURL and GD Libraries
  • Free or Paid account at ShrinkTheWeb.com

Money back for JV-ShrinkTheWeb - Joomla ThumbnailsWe have a 15 day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with the software. So go ahead and try it out! Our customers trust us and appreciate the quality of the product and software.