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JSDOM Scraper

JSDOM Scraper

apify/jsdom-scraper
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Parses the HTML using the JSDOM library, providing the same DOM API as browsers do (e.g. `window`). It is able to process client-side JavaScript without using a real browser. Performance-wise, it stands somewhere between the Cheerio Scraper and the browser scrapers.

The code examples below show how to run the Actor and get its results. To run the code, you need to have an Apify account. Replace <YOUR_API_TOKEN> in the code with your API token, which you can find under Settings > Integrations in Apify Console. Learn more

Node.js

Python

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1# Set API token
2API_TOKEN=<YOUR_API_TOKEN>
3
4# Prepare Actor input
5cat > input.json <<'EOF'
6{
7  "startUrls": [
8    {
9      "url": "https://crawlee.dev"
10    }
11  ],
12  "globs": [
13    {
14      "glob": "https://crawlee.dev/*/*"
15    }
16  ],
17  "pseudoUrls": [],
18  "excludes": [
19    {
20      "glob": "/**/*.{png,jpg,jpeg,pdf}"
21    }
22  ],
23  "linkSelector": "a[href]",
24  "pageFunction": "async function pageFunction(context) {\n    const { window, request, log } = context;\n\n    // The \"window\" property contains the JSDOM object which is useful\n    // for querying DOM elements and extracting data from them.\n    const pageTitle = window.document.title;\n\n    // The \"request\" property contains various information about the web page loaded. \n    const url = request.url;\n    \n    // Use \"log\" object to print information to actor log.\n    log.info('Page scraped', { url, pageTitle });\n\n    // Return an object with the data extracted from the page.\n    // It will be stored to the resulting dataset.\n    return {\n        url,\n        pageTitle\n    };\n}",
25  "proxyConfiguration": {
26    "useApifyProxy": true
27  },
28  "initialCookies": [],
29  "additionalMimeTypes": [],
30  "preNavigationHooks": "// We need to return array of (possibly async) functions here.\n// The functions accept two arguments: the \"crawlingContext\" object\n// and \"requestAsBrowserOptions\" which are passed to the `requestAsBrowser()`\n// function the crawler calls to navigate..\n[\n    async (crawlingContext, requestAsBrowserOptions) => {\n        // ...\n    }\n]",
31  "postNavigationHooks": "// We need to return array of (possibly async) functions here.\n// The functions accept a single argument: the \"crawlingContext\" object.\n[\n    async (crawlingContext) => {\n        // ...\n    },\n]",
32  "customData": {}
33}
34EOF
35
36# Run the Actor using an HTTP API
37# See the full API reference at https://docs.apify.com/api/v2
38curl "https://api.apify.com/v2/acts/apify~jsdom-scraper/runs?token=$API_TOKEN" \
39  -X POST \
40  -d @input.json \
41  -H 'Content-Type: application/json'
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  • 5 monthly users
  • 100.0% runs succeeded
  • days response time
  • Created in Dec 2022
  • Modified about 1 month ago