Web Scraping Tutorials


LEARN HOW TO USE WEB SCRAPING TO ENHANCE PRODUCTIVITY AND AUTOMATION

We provide many step-by-step tutorials with source code for web scraping, web crawling, data extraction, headless browsers, etc.

Our web scraping tutorials are usually written in Python using libraries such as LXML, Beautiful Soup, Selectorlib and occasionally in Node.js.

The full source code is also available to download in most cases or available to be easily cloned using Git.

We also provide various in-depth articles about Web Scraping tips, techniques and the latest technologies which include the latest anti-bot technologies, methods used to safely and responsibly gather publicly available data from the Internet.

The community that has coalesced around these tutorials and their comments help anyone from a beginner hobbyist person to an advanced programmer solve some of the issues they face with web scraping.

These tutorials are frequently linked to as StackOverflow solutions and discussed on Reddit.

Please feel free to read and participate in the discussions with your comments.

All Tutorials

How to fake and rotate User Agents using Python 3

How to fake and rotate User Agents using Python 3

When scraping many pages from a website, using the same user-agent consistently leads to the detection of a scraper. A way to bypass that detection is by faking your user agent and changing it with every request you make to a website. In this tutorial, we will show you how to fake user agents, and randomize them to prevent getting blocked while scraping websites.

How To Rotate Proxies and change IP Addresses using Python 3

How To Rotate Proxies and change IP Addresses using Python 3

When scraping many pages from a website, using the same IP addresses will lead to getting blocked. A way to avoid this is by rotating IP addresses that can prevent your scrapers from being disrupted. In this tutorial, we will show you how to rotate IP addresses to prevent getting blocked while scraping.

How to scrape websites without getting blocked

How to scrape websites without getting blocked

Anti scraping tools lead to scrapers performing web scraping blocked. We provided web scraping best practices to bypass anti scraping

How To Scrape Amazon Product Data and Prices using Python 3

How To Scrape Amazon Product Data and Prices using Python 3

Learn to scrape Amazon using Python. Extract Amzaon product details like Name, Price, ASIN and more by scraping Amazon.

Get Sales Leads From Google

Get Sales Leads From Google

In this tutorial we will show you how businesses can get sales leads from Google for free using Google Maps Crawler and Contact Detail Crawler available on ScrapeHero Cloud.

How do websites detect and block bots using Bot Mitigation Tools

How do websites detect and block bots using Bot Mitigation Tools

An in-depth analysis of how most of the bot mitigation tools work, and how they distinguish between bots and humans on the server-side and client-side, going through the fundamentals of the web.

Turn the Internet into meaningful, structured and usable data