Q: Is it possible to scrape data from aliexpress.com or alibaba.com?


Actually, we don't recommend that our users scrape websites of Alibaba group based on our previous experience. All the websites of Alibaba group implement strict anti-scraping techniques, like entering the CAPTCHA or login information, blocking your IP address, changing the site's markup regularly, and etc.


The websites from Alibaba group include:


A leading English-language wholesale marketplace for global trade.


A global retail marketplace targeted at consumers worldwide, mainly located in Russia, the United States, Spain, Brazil, France and the United Kingdom. 


China's largest mobile commerce destination of choice for Chinese consumers looking for wide selection, value and convenience.


China's largest third-party platform for brands and retailers that is dedicated to providing a premium shopping experience for increasingly sophisticated Chinese consumers in search of top-quality branded merchandise.


A sales and marketing platform for flash sales where Tmall.com and Taobao Marketplace merchants can acquire new customers and raise brand awareness through special discounts and promotional events.


Alibaba Group's cloud computing arm, develops highly scalable platforms for cloud computing and data management.