Web Scraper Review

By | March 5, 2017

Ever wanted to extract data from web page automatically but didn’t feel like expending the extra energy and time to copy-paste? No judgments, I have been there, too. The best Google chrome extension for extracting data from a web page is web scraper. Web Scraper is a lightweight web scraping tool that provides a point… Read More »

HTML Parsing in PHP using Simple HTML DOM parser

By | January 22, 2017

HTML parsing is the process of extracting relevant information like title of the web page, paragraphs, headings, links etc. from the web page/HTML code. It is harder and not practical to scrape a website using regex. HTML parsing is very easy task with the help of SimpleHtmlDom library. For users who are unfamiliar with SimpleHtmlDom,… Read More »

Scraper – A Chrome extension to extract data

By | January 8, 2017

How do you get data from a web page to an Excel spreadsheet automatically? The answer is web scraping. There are a number of software and tools like Easy Web Extract, Fminer, Helium Scraper etc. that helps you to extract data from web pages, but none of them are as easy to use as Scraper… Read More »

What is Web Scraping?

By | January 7, 2017

The World Wide Web(WWW) is large, complex and ever-evolving. From this huge amount of data, how does one get to the relevant piece of information? This is where web scraping comes into the picture. Web scraping (also referred as screen scraping, web harvesting or web data extraction) is a software technique of collecting information from… Read More »

Web Scraping Blog welcomes you as a reader

By | January 6, 2017

Welcome to Web Scraping Blog! This blog is started with a vision to share knowledge and increase awareness about Data, Information, Big Data, Web Scraping, Data Mining techniques, Web Scraping from a programming perspective and much more. I have been reading other blogs on web scraping and related subjects for some time, so hopefully I… Read More »