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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

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1import { ApifyClient } from 'apify-client';
2
3// Initialize the ApifyClient with your Apify API token
4const client = new ApifyClient({
5    token: '<YOUR_API_TOKEN>',
6});
7
8// Prepare Actor input
9const input = {
10    "startUrls": [
11        {
12            "url": "https://crawlee.dev"
13        }
14    ],
15    "globs": [
16        {
17            "glob": "https://crawlee.dev/*/*"
18        }
19    ],
20    "pseudoUrls": [],
21    "excludes": [
22        {
23            "glob": "/**/*.{png,jpg,jpeg,pdf}"
24        }
25    ],
26    "linkSelector": "a[href]",
27    "pageFunction": async function pageFunction(context) {
28        const { window, request, log } = context;
29    
30        // The "window" property contains the JSDOM object which is useful
31        // for querying DOM elements and extracting data from them.
32        const pageTitle = window.document.title;
33    
34        // The "request" property contains various information about the web page loaded. 
35        const url = request.url;
36        
37        // Use "log" object to print information to actor log.
38        log.info('Page scraped', { url, pageTitle });
39    
40        // Return an object with the data extracted from the page.
41        // It will be stored to the resulting dataset.
42        return {
43            url,
44            pageTitle
45        };
46    },
47    "proxyConfiguration": {
48        "useApifyProxy": true
49    },
50    "initialCookies": [],
51    "additionalMimeTypes": [],
52    "preNavigationHooks": `// We need to return array of (possibly async) functions here.
53        // The functions accept two arguments: the "crawlingContext" object
54        // and "requestAsBrowserOptions" which are passed to the `requestAsBrowser()`
55        // function the crawler calls to navigate..
56        [
57            async (crawlingContext, requestAsBrowserOptions) => {
58                // ...
59            }
60        ]`,
61    "postNavigationHooks": `// We need to return array of (possibly async) functions here.
62        // The functions accept a single argument: the "crawlingContext" object.
63        [
64            async (crawlingContext) => {
65                // ...
66            },
67        ]`,
68    "customData": {}
69};
70
71(async () => {
72    // Run the Actor and wait for it to finish
73    const run = await client.actor("apify/jsdom-scraper").call(input);
74
75    // Fetch and print Actor results from the run's dataset (if any)
76    console.log('Results from dataset');
77    console.log(`💾 Check your data here: https://console.apify.com/storage/datasets/${run.defaultDatasetId}`);
78    const { items } = await client.dataset(run.defaultDatasetId).listItems();
79    items.forEach((item) => {
80        console.dir(item);
81    });
82})();
83
84// 📚 Want to learn more 📖? Go to → https://docs.apify.com/api/client/js/docs
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  • 6 monthly users
  • 0 stars
  • 57.1% runs succeeded
  • Created in Dec 2022
  • Modified about 2 months ago