ScrapeStorm Tutorial : How to scrape title, follow and answers from Yahoo Answers
Abstract：This tutorial explains how to extract data from a detail page in Yahoo Answers by ScrapeStorm's smart mode.
Yahoo! Answers is a community-driven question-and-answer website or a knowledge market from Yahoo!, that allows users to both submit questions to be answered and answer questions asked by other users.With this software, you can quickly get answers and follow in Yahoo Answers to know what ideas you all agree with.
ScrapeStorm for Windows, MacOS and Linux Download:
Step 1.Creating a task.
Open ScrapeStorm, select “Smart Mode”, click “Start”.
Step 2. Inputing a listing url
Input a listing url,like:
https://answers.yahoo.com/https://www.quora.com/search?q=big%20data&type=answer, then click “Create”.
Wait a minute, ScrapeStorm will extract data from the listing url automatically.
PS: You also can change and delete the extract data.
Step 3. Scraping into the the product listing page.
Select the title link column and click “Scrape Into”.
On detail page click “Add Field” button and then select the element in
web page to extract its related text.
Rename fields to make it easier to identify.
Step 4. Starting to extract and export 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.
P.S. The data of the list page and the detail page will be merged during the extraction.
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：