How to scrape data using Dexi.io

Web scraping is the best method to gather data from the internet. Scraping tools such as Dexi.io help users to scrape websites easily. In this post, we will show you how to scrape data using the web scraping software Dexi.io.

To start, first, you have to sign up and create an account in Dexi.io. It’ll then take you to the app https://app.dexi.io/#/. When you get there you can start by clicking on ‘Create New Robot’. It might take a while to get a hang of it, but there tutorials on how to create your first robot. If you need help you can check out their knowledge base. 

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Dexi.io has a simple user interface. All you need to do is choose the type of robot you need, enter the website you would like to extract data from, and start building your scraper.

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If the websites to scrape are complex or you need a lot of data from one or more sites, this tool may not scale well. You can consider using open source web scraping tools to build your own scraper, to crawl the web and extract data. To create a custom web scraper for a particular website you can check out our tutorial section: Web Scraping Tutorials.

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