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No module named 'scrapy.conf'

I'm trying to execute Twitter scraper code from: https://github.com/jonbakerfish/TweetScraper When I run the command scrapy list in the command prompt to ensure the scraper is properly set up, I get ...
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How to filter out “Crawlers”/Image Proxies when tracking email content or links and get ONLY real clicks of the user

Currently I am working on a feature with which I should be able to track E-Mails and the links in it. So when a user clicks on a link in an image I make some entries in the database so that I can make ...
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Wget to build site map, including pages with no TITLE?

I'd like to map a web site that currently has no table of contents. However, some pages are also missing a TITLE line in the HEAD section. I found the following code, but it doesn't include how to ...
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wget decides not to load because of black list

I'm trying to make a full copy of a web site; e.g., http://vfilesarchive.bgmod.com/files/ I'm running wget -r -level=inf -R "index.html*" --debug http://vfilesarchive.bgmod.com/files/ and getting,...
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How can we know which URLs can be crawled as robots.txt tells if we don't know to which folder a URL belong to?

I'm going to code a web crawler but before I want to know what is going to be possible to crawl. Tell me if I'm wrong, but in robots.txt websites indicate folders not URLs that can and can't be ...
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Any Chrome extension or plugin can automatically save webpages viewed?

I am looking for a software or browser extension (better with Chrome) which can save all the webpages I viewed automatically on local. As far as I know, there is one with Firefox called ScrapBook, ...
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Is a website that is not linked anywhere completely hidden?

I want to create a webpage that only me, and another person have access to view. I don't want to use any authentication on it (username/password, certificates etc). My question is: If I serve the ...
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How to crawl a large list of urls? [closed]

I have a massive list of urls. It looks something like this: www.example.com/api/users/1.json www.example.com/api/users/2.json www.example.com/api/users/3.json And continues about 400,000 times. The ...
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How to download a website recursively which is behind Google auth?

I want to download a website recursively that is behind Google auth. I found lots of links in the Chrome store that allow me to download the currently open webpage, but none of them follow links. ...
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How to do a batch input from a web server?

I am trying to load a protein structure file (e.g. this) to this website. It only allows us to load one structure at a time. But I have hundreds of structure files to load. Is there a way that I can ...
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How to save all files/links from a telegram chat/channel?

I want to save ALL http(s) links and/or files, posted to some telegram chat (private or group) or channel (like mailing list). I need an analog of TumblOne (for tumblr) VkOpt (able to save chating ...
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Write URL's to a text file that match a pattern

I'm trying to parse the nickjr.com site, specifically "http://www.nickjr.com/paw-patrol/videos/" URL for full episodes only. nickjr.com has their site laid out by show title, then by games or videos,...
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How to implement anti-scraping mechanisms for my Amazon S3 based site?

I have a few static web pages hosted on amazon S3 that are very frequently updated. I want to implement few anti-scraping mechanisms like banning IP's which are making too many requests or making ...
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Crawl website for files

Hi I'd like to download all PDF's from http://www.allitebooks.com/ and would like to use wget. my command is "http://www.allitebooks.com/" -P "C:\dummydir" -c -A pdf -r but I believe it cannot follow ...
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Centos 7 - Apache banning my web application security crawler

I'm trying to run a scan on my website using Vega, but after the crawler has sent a couple of requests my ip address gets blocked for 30 minutes. This is not the fault of fail2ban(which is installed), ...
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How to find the pages that links to a specific page?

I have the following page http://www.fda.gov/downloads/scienceresearch/fieldscience/laboratorymanual/ucm092156.pdf I would like to find the pages on www.fda.gov that links to this page? How can I do ...
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Finding pages on a webpage that contain a certain link

Google does a good jobs finding relevant information. Say I google: FDA's opinion on ISO-9001 Then it finds a link to a PDF on fda.gov http://www.fda.gov/downloads/MedicalDevices/...
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How to extract text from websites

I am looking for a way to automate extracting text from multiple websites to a word document. When pasted into the word doc I need it to paste using "merge formatting". This is how I would like the ...
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How to allocate different IP while crawling web pages

How can i assign different ip address while crawling I am crawling billions of page everyday(allocating different ip will help to handle blockages)
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save web page with all the related content

I am trying to figure how I can save a webpage with all the related files, for example : http://docs.oasis-open.org/ubl/os-UBL-2.0/xsd/ I want to save all the files in the directory kinda like a ...
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How could I crawl all the files in file server recursively

There are thousands of files in a file server http://xxxx.com I tried to crawl it with the tool httrack It doesn't work, is there any alternative tool can download the whole files recursively base ...
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Web crawler with converte links option

I would like to crawl a backup site I lost access to. The site is backed up in subdomain.somesite.com while the links on the web page are www.subdomain.com this leads to the following situation: ...
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How can I scrape only word data from a website? [duplicate]

I want to download all the word content from a particular website. Save the results in MS Word, Excel or Notepad and check which words are repeated most often and how many times.
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wget - limit following to specific links

I want to do mirror of website but limit following only to specific links. Command: wget --recursive --page-requisites --html-extension --convert-links --domains linuxmagazine.pl http://www....
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The “smart” way to crawl the web [closed]

I have a project in which I have to crawl the web for lyrics, I am implementing depth-first search and I am making a database in a list (which contains nested lists which will later be saved in a file)...
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Why is my personal web site getting visitors at mysterious URLs? [closed]

I recently made an update to my site's visitor logging and when checking that it was working properly noticed that I'm getting visitors at URLs that do not belong to me. I was surprised to even see ...
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Access to all links on a domain(no hyperlink available)

I need to have access to all links like: http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code1.asp http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code2.asp etc.for a given website: http://...
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web scraping import to local website

I'm looking for a way to search for a specific product on a website and extract data from it, but without going directly to this website, like from a local website that queries information and ...
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Extracting links from a numeric range of web pages

I would like to extract links from a numerical sequence of pages like this: http://example.com/page001.html http://example.com/page002.html http://example.com/page003.html ... http://example.com/...
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List all links of one website on other website [closed]

There are two websites. 1) www.aa.com 2) www.bb.com Now there are so many link of aa.com and its webpages on bb.com like aa.com/blhahhaa.html aa.com/beautifulday.html aa.com so i want to find out ...
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Mirroring a web site having pages that uses simple JavaScript [duplicate]

There are simple and great web site download tools that allow to create a local mirror of simple sites having no JavaScript infrastructure behind. However, sometimes there cases when a site looks ...
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Compiling a list of links on a website and their validity [closed]

I would like to crawl my website and generate a list of internal and outbound links, and what their final destination is and HTTP Code (at least for internal links). How can I do that? Please note: I ...
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How would I scrape text from a site? [closed]

Schemer is closing down, and I'm trying to preserve the text because there are many good ideas on the site. I'd like to get the text from within each of the links listed on the sitemap. Is there a ...
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How to crawl using wget to download ONLY HTML files (ignore images, css, js)

Essentially, I want to crawl an entire site with Wget, but I need it to NEVER download other assets (e.g. imagery, CSS, JS, etc.). I only want the HTML files. Google searches are completely useless. ...
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Scan all available requests on website [closed]

I would like to scan some website for all available requests/api requests that can be done on this server, is there any way to do that? Thanks
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Why is @ in email address sometimes written as [at] on webpages?

Why is @ sometimes in webpages written as [at]? Does it have any specific reason ?
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Wget getting responce 403

I am using API that has some limit of requests in an hour. But my script does all at one time so I lose about 1/3 of requests because I get 403. Is there any way to check response of wget and if I ...
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Web scraping / crawling a particular Google book

For my work, I need to scrape the text from a large book on Google Books. The book in question is a very old book and is out of copyright. The book is a Gazetteer of the World. We will be putting the ...
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How to crawl your own website to save to cache

I'm using Squid, a caching program, to cache my website. However to do so it appears that each page has to be accessed at least once before Squid can cache it. My question is, is there a program which ...
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recursively downloading all the folders and subfolder from webpage

I would like to download a directory from webpage. i am trying to do using wget and crawl but i am not able to download the whole directory as it was there in web-page or in any-other way. suppose the ...
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Windows - Crawl URL and grab links

I have recently signed up to a large video site as a premium member and I want to generate a list of the video files on the site so that I can put them into my download manager and download the ...
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Streaming Video Bulk Download

There is a video series I have been watching: http://english.cntv.cn/program/learnchinese/growingwithchinese/index.shtml I have tried a few plugins and utilities to download the episodes with varying ...
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How can I scrape specific data from a website

I'm trying to scrape data from a website for research. The urls are nicely organized in an example.com/x format, with x as an ascending number and all of the pages are structured in the same way. I ...
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Website crawler/spider to get site map [closed]

I need to retrieve a whole website map, in a format like : http://example.org/ http://example.org/product/ http://example.org/service/ http://example.org/about/ http://example.org/product/viewproduct/...
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Is there a graphical web crawler that indexes a site in excel?

I am trying to recreate the product catalogue for an ecommerce site as an excel table. Basically i want to fetch product name, brand name, price, and any associated tags and store it in an excel table....
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wgt downloads all files except for the images i want

i have trouble using wget to download images from a gallery. as start i use the overwiew page. it has thumbs that link to the individual pages with the large images. here is the script i use: wget --...
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Extract data from an online atlas

There is an online atlas that I would like to extract values from. The atlas provides a tool ('Query') to extract values when you click a location or enclose a region on the map, or you can specify ...
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Spider/crawl a website and get each URL and page title in a CSV file

I am moving from an old ASP shopping cart site to a Drupal/Ubercart site. Part of this move is to ensure that old links will redirect to the new ones. To do that all I need is some way to get a list ...
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Scan and map website and log all links that have “particular-string” in them

Is there a tool that would scan a website and log all links that have a particular string in them? I see Teleport Pro, but it seems like it does make a copy of the site, but I only need links.
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Is it possible to discover all the files and sub-directories of a URL?

I wonder if there is a software I can use to discover all the files and sub-directories given a URL? For example, given www.some-website.com/some-directory/, I would like to find all the files in /...