Octoparse Web Scraping Blog

Articles about web scraping, data extraction, web scraping tools, data analysis, big data, and related topics.

How to Scrape Houzz Data without Coding

avatarAbigail Jones
Houzz is offering inspiration, community interaction, and professional services for both homeowners and pros. Let's find out how to grab Houzz data without coding and make use of this data!
2024-07-18T16:33:08+00:00 · 5 min read

7 Best Amazon Scrapers in 2024

avatarAbigail Jones
If you have no idea how to scrape data from Amazon, then this article gives you the best 7 Amazon scrapers based on browser and desktop to help you extract data easily.
2024-06-19T00:00:00+00:00 · 7 min read

How to Scrape Data from Craigslist

avatarAbigail Jones
This post introduces 3 easy methods on how to scrape data from Craigslist. You can choose the Craigslist scraping template, or build a Craigslist crawler by yourself.
2024-06-17T00:00:00+00:00 · 5 min read

4 Easy Ways to Scrape Data from a Table

avatarAnsel Barrett
By reading this article, you can learn 4 easy methods to scraping data from a table easily, even without any coding skills asked.
2024-06-15T00:00:00+00:00 · 6 min read

3 Easy Methods to Build a Web Crawler for Beginners

avatarAnsel Barrett
If you have no ideas on how to make a web crawler to extract data, this article will give you 3 easy methods with a step-by-step guide. Both coding and coding-free ways are included.
2024-06-12T00:00:00+00:00 · 6 min read

Top 30 Free Web Scraping Software in 2024

avatarAnsel Barrett
This article lists the 30 most popular free web scraping software that is coding or no-coding. They can help you turn online data from any website into structured data, store it on your local computer, or send it to the database.
2024-06-10T00:00:00+00:00 · 15 min read

Top 5 Website Ripper Tools in 2024

avatarAbigail Jones
Would you like a website ripper tool to download or get the partial or full website locally onto your hard drive for offline access? Try these easy-to-use website rippers!
2024-06-03T00:00:00+00:00 · 5 min read

Top 6 Web Scraping Extensions for Chrome in 2024

avatarAnsel Barrett
Want to find an easy-to-use web scraper for Chrome browser? Read this article to learn the top 6 web scraping extensions and the no-coding web scraping tool for Windows/Mac with online preset templates.
2024-06-02T15:59:52+00:00 · 6 min read

Top 10 Most Scraped Websites in 2024

avatarAnsel Barrett
What are the most popular websites for web scraping? And why they are so frequently scraped by web scrapers? How the data is used? This article lists the top 10 most scraped sites in different categories and gives you an online scraping template for trial.
2024-06-02T00:00:00+00:00 · 8 min read

10 Best Open Source Web Scrapers in 2024

avatarAnsel Barrett
This post lists the top 10 open-source web scrapers with their main features, use cases, languages, and advantages. You can also find their best alternative no-coding web scraping tool.
2024-06-01T00:00:00+00:00 · 6 min read

How to Crawl Data With JavaScript: A Beginner’s Guide

avatarAnsel Barrett
Though Python often comes to our mind first for this task thanks to its powerful libraries like BeautifulSoup and Scrapy, JavaScript also offers robust capabilities for web scraping, particularly when dealing with dynamic content.
2024-05-22T17:22:29+00:00 · 12 min read

Top 9 tips for web crawling without getting blocked (2024)

avatarAbigail Jones
When it comes to digging for insights to deepen your business analysis or just trying to grab some useful info, web crawling can feel like a minefield.
2024-05-22T12:45:39+00:00 · 9 min read