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The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a private organization that provides the public with information on businesses and charities and rates them from A+ to F based on specific criteria. It also handles consumer complaints about firms.

This tutorial will show you how to scrape basic business information, such as name, BBB rating, and location, from bbb.org.

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To follow through, you may want to use the URL below:

https://www.bbb.org/search?find_country=USA&find_latlng=34.042062%2C-118.298181&find_loc=Los%20Angeles%2C%20CA&find_text=Online%20Retailer&page=1&touched=1

Here are the main steps in this tutorial: [Download task file here]

  1. Create a Go to Web Page - to open the target website

  2. Save the cookies - to save necessary pre-settings before extracting the data

  3. Auto-detect the webpage - to create a workflow

  4. Run the task - to get your target data


1. Create a Go to Web Page - to open the target website

  • Enter the page URL on the home screen and click Start to create a new task

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2. Save the cookies - to save necessary pre-settings before extracting the data

  • Turn on the browser mode (from the upper right corner)

  • Close the cookies notification

  • Choose All Business

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  • Click Go to Web Page in the workflow

  • Click Options > Tick Use cookies

  • Click Use cookie from the current page > Apply

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3. Auto-detect the webpage - to create a workflow

  • Turn off the browser mode

  • Choose Auto-detect web page data and wait for the detection to complete

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  • Check the data fields in Data Preview and delete unwanted fields or rename them if needed

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  • Click Create workflow

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4. Run the task - to get your target data

  • Click Save on the upper right to save your task

  • Click Run next to it and wait for a Run Task window to pop up

  • Select Run on your device to run the task on your local device

  • Wait for the task to complete


Here is sample output from a local run:

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