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Groupon is a website that provides professional personal services including classes, photography, local services and so on.
In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to scrape information about photography services from Groupon.com.
To follow through, you may want to use this URL in the tutorial:
Here are the main steps in this tutorial: [Download task file here]
Click on the link to go to thte detail page
1. Go To Web Page - open the target web page
Enter the URL on the home page and click Start
2. Click "x" - close the ad
Click "x" on the upper right corner of the ad
Click "Click element" on the tips panel
3. Start Auto-detect - generate a workflow
Click Auto-detect web page data on the tips panel
Wait for the detection to complete
Double click to rename the data file or delete unwanted fields
Untick Add a page scroll
Click Create workflow
Choose Click on link(s) to scrape the linked page(s)
Select the Title URL field
Click on Confirm
4. Extract Data - select the data to scrape
Click on the wanted data
After all the chosen data turn green, Click > Extract data in the tips box
Edit the field name by double clicking it
The final workflow will look like this:
5. Rewrite the XPath - to locate the element accurately.
To locate target data accurately and avoid missing data, the XPath for start and rating needs to be modified.
Change the data preview into a vertical view and input below XPaths:
//span[@id="numerical-rating"] >> star field
//span[@class="star-rating-text"]>> rating field
6. Run the task - to get the target data
Click the Save button first to save all the settings you have made
Then click Run to run your task either locally or cloudly
Select Run on your device and click Run Now to run the task on your local device
Waiting for the task to complete
Below is a sample data run from the local. Excel, CSV, HTML, and JSON formats are available for export.