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How to Scrape TV Details from IMDb

2019-03-22 16:41:24

Abstract:In this article, we will tell you how to scrape TV shows details from IMDb using ScrapeStorm's "Smart mode". No Programming Needed. Visual Operation. ScrapeStormFree Download

IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. We can scrape data from various movies, such as duration, rating, release year, and more.Then we can analyze the user’s interest and the trend of film development

Introduction to the scraping tool

ScrapeStorm is a new generation of Web Data Extractor based on artificial intelligence technology. It is the first scraper to support both Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.


Scraping fields

col1_link, Rank & Title, IMDb Rating, Duration, Type, Release Year, Cover

Preview of the scraped result

Export to Excel2007:

Export images to local:


1. Create a task

(1) Copy the URL of IMDb

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) Scrape into

There is only partial data on the list page, you can use the “scrape into” function to enter the detail page to scrape the data.

Click here to learn how to extract the list page plus the detail page.

Then we add the required fields: Duration, Type, Release Year, Cover

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

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.

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