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Medium Scraper

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Scrape data such as authors, titles, applause, responses and publication dates from the Medium blogging platform. Download listings data in JSON, XML, Excel, and other versatile

Scrape data from Medium easily with Medium Scraper.

About

Medium is an American online publishing platform developed by Evan Williams and launched in August 2012. It is owned by A Medium Corporation. The platform is an example of social journalism, having a hybrid collection of amateur and professional people and publications, or exclusive blogs or publishers on Medium and is regularly regarded as a blog host.

How to use

In order to use Medium Scraper you need to provide tag for which you want to scrape blog posts on Medium and optionaly day. If year, month and day in month is not supplied, we will scrape the most popular post for given tag and date info.

So if only year is supplied, 10 the most popular posts from given year will be scraped. If year and month is supplied, 10 the most popular posts for given year and month will be scraped. If day in month, month and year are supplied, all posts for that day and given tag will be scraped.

Example

Scrape 10 the most popular posts for tag java of all time order by oldest first

1{
2  "debugLog": false,
3  "maxConcurrency": 1,
4  "proxyConfiguration": {
5    "useApifyProxy": false
6  },
7  "tag": "java",
8  "orderBy": "oldest"
9}

Scrape 10 the most popular posts for tag java in 2020

1{
2  "debugLog": false,
3  "maxConcurrency": 1,
4  "proxyConfiguration": {
5    "useApifyProxy": false
6  },
7  "tag": "java",
8  "year": 2020,
9  "orderBy": "most-read"
10}

Scrape 10 the most popular posts for tag java in January 2020

1{
2  "debugLog": false,
3  "maxConcurrency": 1,
4  "proxyConfiguration": {
5    "useApifyProxy": false
6  },
7  "tag": "java",
8  "year": 2020,
9  "month": 1,
10  "orderBy": "most-read"
11}

Only dates in past are valid!

Medium Scraper data output

The output from Medium Scraper is stored in the dataset. After the run is finished, you can download the dataset in various data formats (JSON, CSV, XML, RSS, HTML Table).

How much does it cost to scrape Medium Scraper?

Running Medium Scraper once will get you 1,000 results for less than USD 1 in Apify platform credits. For more details about the plans offer, platform credits, and usage, see the platform pricing page.

Support

For more custom/simplify outputs or Bug report please contact the developer (me) or report an issue.

If you have feature request you can send suggestion here.

Developer
Maintained by Community
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  • 7 monthly users
  • 98.4% runs succeeded
  • 0.37 days response time
  • Created in Jan 2023
  • Modified 15 days ago