How to Scrape Posts from LinkedIn
Abstract：In this article, we will tell you how to scrape posts from LinkedIn using ScrapeStorm's "Smart mode". No Programming Needed. Visual Operation. ScrapeStormFree Download
LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps, it is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. In order to understand the ideas of employees, scraping LinkedIn posts is a good way. We can use LinkedIn Scraper to do this.
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.
ID, title_link, User information, Content, Likes, Comments, Time Edit
Function point directory
Preview of the scraped result
Export to Excel2007:
1. Download and install ScrapeStorm, then register and log in
(1) Open the ScrapeStorm official website, download and install the latest version.
(2) Click Register/Login to register a new account and then log in to ScrapeStorm.
Tips: You can use this web scraping software directly, you don’t need to register, but the tasks under the anonymous account will be lost when you switch to the registered user, so it is recommended that you use it after registration.
2. Create a task
(1) Copy the URL of LinkedIn
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.
3. Configure the scraping rules
(1) Pre Login
When the page needs to be logged in to browse, we need to use the pre-login function.
(2) 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:
4. Set up and start the scraping task
(1) Run settings
Once the rules are configured, we can start collecting tasks. Click Start and then jump out of the taskbar. We can set Schedule, Anti-Block, Automatic Export, Download Images and Speed Boost.
Click “Anti-Block” to set the waiting time according to the web page opening speed. The anti-blocking settings follow the system default settings. Then click “Start”.
(2) Start scraping data
Premium Plan and above users can use “Scheduled job“ and “Sync to Database”. If you want to download images, you can check “Download images while running”. Then click “Start”.
Click here to learn about scheduled job.
Click here to learn about sync to database.
Click here to learn about download images.
(3) Wait a moment, you will see the data being scraped.
5. 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.