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How to Scrape Cannabis from WeedMaps

2019-03-29 16:27:34
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Abstract:In this article, we will tell you how to scrape cannabis from WeedMaps using ScrapeStorm's "Smart mode". No Programming Needed. Visual Operation. ScrapeStormFree Download

Weedmaps is an online legal marijuana community that allows users to review and discuss cannabis strains and local dispensaries. By scraping cannabis from weedmaps, we can get the price and other infomation of each variety.

Introduction to the scraping tool

ScrapeStorm (www.scrapestorm.com) is an AI-Powered visual web scraping tool, which can be used to extract data from almost any websites without writing any code.

It is powerful and very easy to use. For experienced and inexperienced users, it provides two different scraping modes (Smart Mode and Flowchart Mode).

ScrapeStorm supports Windows, Mac OS and Linux operating systems.

You can save the output data in various formats including Excel, HTML, Txt and CSV. Moreover, you can export data to databases and websites.

Scraping fields

title, title_link, brand, 1G, 2G, 1/4, 1/2, OZ

Preview of the scraped result

Export to Excel2007:

1. Create a task

(1) Copy the URL of WeedMaps

Click here to learn more about how to enter the URL correctly.

(2) Create a new smart mode task

You can create a new scraping task directly on the software, or you can create a task by importing rules.

Click here to learn how to import and export scraping rules.

2. Configure the scraping rules

(1) Set the fields

Intelligent mode automatically recognizes the fields on the page. You can right-click the field to rename the name, add or delete fields, modify data, and so on.

Click here to learn how to how to configure the extracted field.

Add or remove fields as needed, and rename the fields. The results of the field settings are as follows:

(2) Manually set the paging

Some pages need to be scrolled to load more. In this case, you need to manually select the page button.

Click here to learn how to manually select the page.

3. Set up and start

(1) Run settings

Choose your own needs, you can set Schedule, Anti-Block, Automatic Export, Download Images and Speed Boost.

Click here to learn how to configure the scraping task.

(2) Wait a moment, you will see the data being scraped.

4. Export and view data

(1) Click “Export” to download your data.

(2)Choose the format to export according to your needs.

ScrapeStorm provides a variety of export methods to export locally, such as excel, csv, html, txt or database. Professional Plan and above users can also post directly to wordpress.

Click here to learn more about how to view the extraction results and clear the extracted data.

Click here to learn more about how to export the result of extraction.