You can schedule a task to run on a regular basis. This feature enables you to scrape a website whenever you want without manually clicking on the start button.

The best practice of this feature is to use it to constantly scrape updated information from a website on a regular basis. For example, monitoring competitors' prices daily, keeping an eye on your suppliers' capacity, etc.


How to schedule a task to run?

1. Click on the "..." icon under the "More" tab.

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2. Hover on "Cloud runs". Then move to "Set schedule" and click on it.

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3. Choose how often you would like to run the task. There are 4 types of schedule settings.

  • Schedule the task to run at a specific time once

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  • Schedule the task to run on a weekly/daily basis

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  • Schedule the task to run on a monthly basis

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  • Schedule the task to run repeatedly in a short time interval

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4. Save the settings for later use. Input a name on the box under "Settings". Then click "Save". (Note that this save button is for saving the setting name.)

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After that, when you click on other tasks, you can find the schedule settings you saved before. You can apply it to other tasks.

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5. Click "Save" to save the schedule settings or click "Save and Run" to save and run the task directly

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6. The schedule will be displayed under the "Next Run" column on the Dashboard and you can click it to change or cancel the schedule

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Tip: Click the + sign on the Dashboard, then select "Next Run". This way, you'll have a clear picture of the tasks that are scheduled and when the next run is expected.

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How to schedule a group of tasks?

1. Switch to Task Group mode on Dashboard by clicking

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2. Hover on the group name and you will see the option to schedule the task group

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How to turn off multiple scheduled tasks at once?

1. Click square boxes before the task name

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2. Click on the "Remove schedule" option on the top navigation bar

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3. Lastly, click on "Confirm" to remove the schedule settings

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