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ScrapeStorm Tutorial : How to scrape data about videos from Myspace.com

2018-10-26 15:00:35
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Abstract:This tutorial explains in detail how to extract data from video websites.

Founded in September 2003, MySpace.com is currently the second largest social networking site in the world. It provides an interactive platform for users around the world to combine friends, personal information sharing, instant messaging and more.We can get the popularity of the current video type.

 

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Step 1. Creating a task.

Open ScrapeStorm, select “Smart Mode”, click “Start”.

Input a listing url,like: https://myspace.com/myspace/videos, then click “Create”.

Step 2. Choose the element.

Click “Add Field” button and then select the element in web page to extract its related text.

Rename the field.

Click “Not Null” in the drop-down box, so there will be no blank lines in the final extracted data.

Step 3. Starting to extract.

Click “Start”, check “Block Ads” in the pop-up box to prevent the extraction of ads and change the request time to 5s. Then you can find that ScrapeStorm has extracted data.

Click “Export” to download your data.

After the extraction is completed, you can export the data to a local file (including excel, html, csv, etc.) and a database.

The following image is a screenshot of the file exported to excel2007:

If you are still confused about the process, please watch the tutorial video as below: