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【Flowchart Mode】How to scrape a list page

2019-11-27 16:34:24
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Abstract:This tutorial will introduce how to scrape a list page in flowchart mode ScrapeStormFree Download

1. What kind of page is a list page?

List Page is a web page in which content pages having the same elements are arranged in a linear order,as shown in the following figure:

2. How to scrape a list page?

(1) The software can accurately identify the list

Select the required data on the list and select “Extract all elements in the List” in the operation tips.

Select the required data on the list, and select the paging in the operation tips.

We can set the fields on this basis.

For more details, please refer to the following tutorial:

How to set the fields

(2) The software cannot accurately identify the list

Sometimes the software will not be able to accurately identify the list. At this time, we select the elements on the page and select “Modify the list of elements” in the operation tips.

According to the operation tips, click another same element in the list, and it is better to select data from different lines and columns, so that the software can recognize it easily.

ⅰ. If the data just selected is correct

Click “Extract all elements in the list”, and then follow the software operation tips to set. For specific settings, refer to the next steps of 1).

ⅱ. If the data just selected is incorrect

Click “Modify the list of elements”, click again on the page, and select the other two elements.

Then you can then refer to “ⅰ” for the next step.