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Feb 22, 2021

The 10 Best Residential, Backconnect & Rotating Proxies for Web Scraping

Web scraping without residential, backconnect or rotating proxies can be difficult, particularly when most popular sites put heavy restrictions on access from certain IP addresses. In order to properly scrape most popular sites, developers need to use residential proxies, backconnect proxies, rotating proxies, or other IP rotation methods in order

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Feb 2, 2021

Python Requests and Beautifulsoup Integration

In this guide, we’ll see how you can easily use ScraperAPI with the Python Request library to scrape the web at scale. We will walk you through exactly how to create a scraper that will: Send requests to ScraperAPI using our API endpoint, Python SDK or proxy port. Automatically catch

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Jan 14, 2020

Top 10 Providers of Static, HTTPS and Datacenter Proxies for Web Scraping

There are a number of reasons why you may need a proxy provider to source high quality datacenter proxies when web scraping. Even though we live in an age when information is more accessible than ever, some data can sometimes be really difficult to find and extract. There are many

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Jan 6, 2020

The 10 Best Free Proxies and Free Proxy Lists for Web Scraping

Free proxies are often seen as a dream come true but can quickly turn into a nightmare, and finding a free proxy list can feel like striking gold, only to find that the motherload has been claimed by too many other prospectors. In other words, free proxies for web scraping

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Jan 1, 2020

Best 10 Dedicated, Shared, and Virgin Proxy Providers for Web Scraping

Everyone who is truly eager to make the best of their web scraping or already has substantial experience with this process knows one thing – web scraping is impossible without a pool of high-quality proxies. Whether you want to use residential, backconnect, or rotating proxies for your scraping venture, you

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Jan 1, 2020

10 Best Mobile Proxy Providers for Web Scraping

There are numerous types of proxies available, but a mobile proxy is one of the most versatile. In today’s world, staying competitive is becoming increasingly difficult. Many businesses and agencies have turned to web scraping to extract actionable data from websites to gain an advantage over their competition. In response,

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Dec 31, 2019

Proxy Management: In-house or Off-the-shelf?

Whether you’re web scraping huge amounts of data or just starting out, one thing is for sure: good proxy management is key to their long-lasting health and success. Whether you’re choosing IP proxies by hand or picking an off-the-shelf scraper and proxy management tool, using the right approach is incredibly

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Dec 31, 2019

5 Tips For Building Large Scale Web Scrapers

If you’re a company that utilizes web scraping to help grow your business, you might find that you’re limited by time. Making decisions based on data can be difficult if you have a shallow pool of information to draw from, and you might often find that you never feel fully

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Dec 31, 2019

Comparing Free, Shared, Dedicated, Datacenter, Residential, and Rotating Proxies For Web Scraping

Web scraping can be an arduous task at times – you might often feel as though you’re spending too much time trying to keep your scrapers online and unblocked and not enough time actually getting to grips with the data they collect. Fortunately for every potential problem there is a

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Dec 31, 2019

5 Tips For Web Scraping Without Getting Blocked or Blacklisted

Web scraping can be difficult, particularly when most popular sites actively try to prevent developers from scraping their websites using a variety of techniques such as IP address detection, HTTP request header checking, CAPTCHAs, javascript checks, and more. On the other hand, there are many analogous strategies that developers can

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Dec 31, 2019

The 14 Best Web Scraping Tools for Developers

The data extraction process can be complicated, but with the right web scraping tools in your belt, you’ll be on your way to obtaining high quality web data in no time. Even with the right web scraping tools however, proper data scraping is no easy task. Between obtaining the correct

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Dec 31, 2019

The 10 Best IPv6 Proxy Providers for Web Scraping

IPv6 proxy addresses are the answer to a major problem with web scraping and social media marketing. You see, the Internet has run out of IP addresses, and if you have spent any time in the web scraping or online marketing game you know why this is a nightmare. The

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