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SEO and Growth Hacking

How to leverage Web Scraping for SEO

Eppie Vojt at the SEOmoz Meetup on the scrape leverage for the site SEO. Techniques: XPath and Regex in Google Docs to fetch links and more. The link to the sample Twitter Scraper developed by Eppie Vojt.

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Web Scraping Software

TEST DRIVE: Text list

We’d like to introduce the new SCRAPER TEST DRIVE stage, called ‘Text list‘. This seemingly simple test case hides within itself a non-ordinary structure. This time the HTML DOM structure is so plain, making you scratch your head, wondering how to approach to it. Yet, those off-the-shelf products have shown their best features extracting even a smallest thing from seemingly plain content.

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Development

How to scrape an online dictionary using Python and lxml library

When I needed to extract dictionary words’ definitions I chose Python and lxml library. In this tutorial, I’ll review the steps of scraping Webster online dictionary using lxml in Python.

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Development

How to scrape an online dictionary using Python and lxml library

When I needed to extract dictionary words’ definitions I chose Python and lxml library. In this tutorial, I’ll review the steps of scraping Webster online dictionary using lxml in Python.

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Web Scraping Software

XPather Review

A developer often needs to build XPath of a web element. XPather, a FireFox add-on, comes to the rescue. XPather quickly generates XPath of an element, allowing more functionality too.  

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Web Scraping Software

Scraper Google Chrome extension Review

Scraper is a Google Chrome extension. Scraper is a handy scraping tool, perfect for capturing data from web pages and putting it into Google spreadsheets. This tool stands in line with the other scraping software, services and plugins.

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Development

XPath in Examples

Here we’ll show how XPath works.

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Web Scraping Software

WebSundew Data Extractor Review

WebSundew Screen Scraper

WebSundew is a visual scraping tool that works for structured data extraction. This screen scraper is designed for high productivity and speed data ripping. The Enterprise edition allows the scrape to run at a remote Server and publish extracted data through FTP.

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Web Scraping Software

Easy Web Extract Review

Easy Web Extract is visual screen scraper for extracting data for business purposes. This data extractor rips desired web content (text, url, image, html) from webpages with minimum effort. Customize data export formats with its HTTP submit form, a unique feature of this screen scraper.

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Review Web Scraping Software

Web Content Extractor Review

Web Content Extractor is a visual user-oriented tool that scrapes typical pages. Its simplicity makes for a quick start up in data ripping.