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Kevin Tran

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    Advanced Pagination & Infinite Scroll

    When loading a website, there is only so much information that can exist on a page. Most websites incorporate pagination to limit the amount of information and data on a page. Typically when this i...

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    Duplicating an Extractor

    To duplicate an extractor, click the Duplicate button in the top right of your extractor in the dashboard. Duplicated extractors will initially have the same training as its original, but they can...

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    Interactive Action Selectors

    Whenever an action is recorded in an interactive extractor, our algorithm creates a selector for the action. The selector is used to dictate what element on the page will be interacted with. If yo...

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    Infinite Scroll with Interactive Extractors

      Sections If a website requires you to scroll to load more data, you can build an interactive extractor with infinite scroll to extract from it. An interactive extractor with infinite scroll allo...

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    Pagination with Interactive Extractors

      Sections Most websites that require pagination will update the URL which makes extraction easy. For websites that do not update the URL as you paginate, you can build an interactive extractor wi...

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    Extracting Data From Network Requests

    sections When visiting a website, your browser makes dozens of network requests to render images and text on the page. The requests often contain data that populates information on the website from...

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    Overview

    sections Import.io enables you to extract data directly from the web. This is commonly known as web scraping, but Import.io is much more. Our point-and-click interface transforms websites into data...

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    Creating Transform Rules

    Import.io features Transforms which allows users to use functions and formulas to modify the output data of an extractor. You can create transform rules to repeat every time data is extracted, so t...

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    Chaining Interactive Extractors with Other Extractors

    Interactive extractors can be chained similarly to how normal extractors are chained. The major difference is that interactive extractors can have custom inputs and these values can be chained fro...

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    Interactive Extractors and Custom Inputs

    Import.io's interactive extractors allow users to record actions on a page before extracting data. There are times that you will want to have custom inputs for text and dropdown menus. Take a look...