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how to web-scrape a page using a large list of keywords as a input for searches

I have a list of institutions (universities, approx 3500) in csv format and I want to extract the information on scientific articles, they've published in SCOPUS. To do so, names of the universities ...
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How to get my following post on Instagram

I will detail a little more my requirement, or my need. I follow on my personal Instagram account several pages and people all around the world. I would like to get all the people / page I follow, ...
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Best library for web scraping Python

I am trying to extract some information from the following website: https://reportcard.statesatrisk.org/report-card Specifically, I want to be able to retrieve the 'State Grade' column for each of ...
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PDF website crawler

I need an open source system that can crawl websites to gather PDF documents and then index them.
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Is there a lighter alternative to puppeteer for simulated clicking?

I'm writing an application that navigates to a website, clicks a button on the website (which updates it) and then extracts information from the website. The application requires a headless browser, ...
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API for Web Scraping from Google in Python

I wanna Code my own Virtual Assistant in Python, but I can’t find any free API to get data from Google. I wanna get answers to questions like: “How old is Tim Cook” or “Where is Tim Cook born”. Do ...
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Alternative to Diffbot

I am looking for an API that can accept a URL for a product and return a few details, like title, price, and a product image URL. Diffbot seems to be exactly what I am looking for, however, their ...
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Is there an API for notification whenever the content of a website or web page changes (like website-watcher service)?

I was writing a small software application which monitors websites for changes. If any change in the text, images or other files on a page occurs, the user should be notified. I was doing it by ...
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Competitors price tracking tool to automate price tracking for 100000 products?

I need to build a competitors prices tracking tool for 100,000 products from around 15 competitors? What would be the best way to do it? Please recommend?
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Crawling a JS-heavy web page with Chrome Headless, saving to html, convert to PDF

Is there a GUI- or commandline-based tool that can crawl a Javascript-heavy web site and save the ~50 pages encountered to .html files? Then I'd like to convert the HTML pages to PDF. Finally I'd like ...
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Why is my very basic web scraper, in python, gets different content than me when I load the page? [closed]

I have created my first web scraper, a simple program which asks you for what images you want to search in bing. I usually request for photos of pizza. I get 18 pictures which isn't even on bing when ...
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Recommendations for web scraping tools that require minimal installation

My work uses a custom database with addresses and other personal information. In my role I only have access to an html version. I frequently need to make letters based on this information, but ...
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Automation tool for getting information from various sites

I am searching for a software that I can use to get information from websites. I've seen some 'scraping' and 'RPA' tools that you can make rules based on CSS or XPaths. The thing is that there are ...
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wget alternative with headless browser (webscraper with rendered JS)?

Is there a recursive web crawler like wget except that it executes javascript (in a headless browser)? I just need to scrape some online documentation for a holiday, I don't want to write one myself (...
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please suggest me an API or suggestion to list facilities around an piece of land

I am building an android app for property listings for farmlands and vacant lands, it should include a feature to extract list of nearby facilities like, roads, highways, water-bodies, factories, ...
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Web Scraper that Crawls Links Within PDFs

I have an interesting crawler requirement. Essentially I have a site that hosts a TON of PDF files and many of these PDF files have links to other PDF files. Said links are not present within html ...
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internet data scraping tools

I'm a little distressed, for my job I need to get some info from a website, specifically http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/ , I need for every museum in America to get the name, address, phone number ...
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Web Scraping Facebook advice [duplicate]

I need to web-scrape facebook. I want to scrape about 50 pages every hour. I want to scrape event pages, and get the event name, event location and event time. Would this be legal? Would it be noticed ...
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Scrape Facebook public event pages

I need to web scrape facebook for some data. I only need to visit 50 facebook pages every like 1 hour. I will be visting pages of events. I need to scrape the event name, the event time, and the ...
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Web scraping tool/software availabe for free?

I am looking for a free ready-to-use web scraping application. Any recommendations? Usage: Monitoring online product prices, vendors, top 20 online market places in Asia and comparing price ...
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How to scrape a dynamic webpage

I want to scrape webpages with dynamically loaded content. As a user browsing this webpage, I have to click on an HTML element before the content of interest is dynamically loaded into the page. I ...
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How to host a clone website on my local machine

I wanted to clone my website on localhost for making some changes. I did the cloning using wget. What I got is HTML pages. Now what software can I use to host this cloned website on localhost? Any ...
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getting the sci-hub url using the file title/URL

I have a .txt file that contains a list of 854 articles urls and titles (from the different journals and onferences sites). I want to have the list of sci-hub urls of thesse files. is there possible? ...
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SalesForce and Excel - Chrome Extension the Best Solution?

I work with a sales team who frequently enter OPPs into SalesForce. Part of this process requires the sales rep to manually: Google customer City+State to find Zip Codes Use an in-house spreadsheet ...
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Parse SEC Edgar on Pyhthon

I would like to scrape tables from the SEC such as this one. However, there is some JavaScript involved, and I don't know how to access specific tables, such as CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS. Is there ...
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Web Scraping for Coding Schools

Is there a fast and efficient way to create some web crawler or scraper to search for coding schools, their contact info, and location and put put them into an excel document or Google Sheet?
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Price comparison/history webscraping, processing, and then more scraping and processing

What I'm basically trying to do is create an automated way to compare a CSV/JSON file with keywords to sold listings on eBay. The overall flow would be something like this: Scrape data from a ...
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Web crawler that lets you specify depth of linked domains

I want to download every file (via HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, HTML, PHP as delivered, JS, CSS, linked PDF, images) from a domain, its subdomains, every domain linked from the previously mentioned pages and ...
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Foolproof way to scrape articles

I'm looking for a very, very simple way to scrape all articles released on several websites based on these criteria: I can't code, so it really has to be very straightforward (i.e. no Python or so) ...
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Web scraping app [closed]

I'd like a general purpose web page scraper app to create CSV files (XML or JSON could probably work too though as ultimately I just care that I can move it to some type of database somehow) without ...
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free, automatic, cloud-based, webscraper?

Years ago I used the Fetch Page module of Yahoo Pipes to turn some regularly-updated websites into RSS feeds. I could then use the rest of their tools to do what I want with it. I recently came ...
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Automate the download of the MP3 version of a show from a subscription-based RSS

I subscribe to a news site that frequently publish a page with a show in an enbeded video (the show) and a link to the MP3 of the show. The page is available to anyone but you need a valid ...
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Scraping information from email to workflow

I have an email delivered to a specific inbox which contains a number of fields I need to scrape. The fields will be subsequently fed into a workflow system. For example: From: example@other.com To:...
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Download Image from Keywords

I have around 50000 sentences, I want relevant images closely or partially related to those sentences. Before google image search APIv1 was best suited for my need as now it is deprecated need to find ...
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Mirroring a website like I see it after running JavaScript

My employer has created this wix website he wants me to replicate it from A to Z, I have done what I could, but some parts are still missing. He created the website and wants to move it to his server. ...
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Fast tool to mirror a website

I'm interested in downloading the entire contents of a website (mirroring). It took wget 8 hours to mirror a 3 GB website. I have also tried HTTrack, but the performance was the same. I've also ...
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Web scraping tool to scrape a dynamic page based on current day

I need to scrape a theatre webpage to know whether the bookings for next week has been opened. I am planning to write a scraper if the page has the required HTML element for the next Friday based on ...
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HTML link harvester

Can anyone suggest a program that can go through a list of URLs and scrape the URLs for a specific link? I have roughly about 1000 links that I want to find if it has a specified page which ideally ...
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A web scraper that recursively grabs all links on a page

I need to obtain all the links present in a group of web pages. Most of these pages are part of four websites, but some of these sites are not domain.com but rather domain.com/~site. Some of these ...
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Downloading all PDFs corresponding to a list of references

I am looking for a program, browser extension or website is that can download all PDFs corresponding to a list of references. Example: Given the input: Paoloni JA, Appleyard RC, Nelson J, ...
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Software to download all images from an entire website

I'm looking for software that will recursively crawl a website to download all of the images from the entire website. (Not just from a single webpage.) To illustrate: If the site is www.example.com ...
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Tool to extract text from multiple URLs and place in a file

I am in a situation where I have to analyze text data. I have URLs of numerous websites from where I need to rip text and place it in a file for further analysis. I tried few crawlers but they are ...
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Application or suite to compare site after updates

I am looking for a way to automatically scan our site for changes after we launch an update to our site. Of course, we have a service that scans for 404s, 500s, etc. But there are two problems we are ...
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Gratis data scraping tool to replace Import.io

I need to be able to scrape data from multiple websites regularly. Some coding is OK, but due to heavily constrained time the fewer things I have to learn like XPath, the better. I used to use Import....
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Check if HTML pages contain structured data, and output which syntax/vocabulary they use

I have a list of HTTP URLs and I want to know if the corresponding HTML pages contain structured data markup, and if yes, which syntaxes and which vocabularies they use. The tool can be anything: a ...
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Software to search for Youtube videos, given a search pattern

I wonder if exists a software that, given a search pattern like for example a song title, it can search for youtube videos and return the video urls of the search results. The application should ...
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Web scraping - appropriate programming language [closed]

Which language is the most adept at scraping the Web by parsing the page source in regards to reference material regarding the subject, i. e. official docs, and Stack Overflow questions. Also, ...
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Tool to extract text from HTML

Having a website, I'd like to extract content from it. So far I've been using Regex in Notepad++, but we all know we should not use Regex to parse HTML due to a redesign of the website, getting the ...
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Text-to-speech specific page element?

I'd like to convert a web page like this and have the program filter it for the comments, rather than include "permalink, source" or irrelevant page elements.
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Reliable website scraper working with URL parameters such as ?page=3

Abstract In my work I often have the need of document myself with many sources. Some of most useful ones rely on personal or corporate project blogs websites. Practically all of them are just simple ...