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Scrape IMDB user reviews of movies using smart mode

2019-03-22 14:48:15
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Abstract:In this article, we will tell you how to scrape user reviews of movies 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. By scraping IMDB user reviews of movies we can analyze the distributions of IMDB and Metacritic movie ratings to see if we find anything interesting.

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.

Preview of the scraped result

Export to Excel2007:

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 task

(1) Pre-executed

You can enter text and click elements and then the system will execute your instructions in the pre-executed operation.

(2) Set the fields

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

(3) Manually set the paging

The system does not automatically recognize the page, you can manually select page button.

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.