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Content Checker

jakubbalada/content-checker

Monitor a website or web page for content changes. Automatically saves before and after screenshots and sends an email notification when content changes are detected.

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Author's avatarJakub Balada
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  • Users1,438
  • Runs3,980,799

URL to check

url

Required

string

URL of a web page to be monitored

Monitored area selector

contentSelector

Required

string

CSS selector of an area you want to monitor

Screenshot selector

screenshotSelector

Optional

string

CSS selector of a screenshot you want to get

Email address

sendNotificationTo

Required

string

Email address where you want to get the notification

Notification Text

sendNotificationText

Optional

string

Optional text to include in the email notification.

Notification in case of error

informOnError

Optional

string

In case of the problem with selectors on the page, you will get notification mail with the screenshot of the page attached.

Options:

"true", "false"

Proxy Configuration

proxy

Optional

object

Select a proxy if the target website is blocking your access.

How to retry

retryStrategy

Optional

string

Sometimes the page doesn't load properly or the actor gets blocked so retrying those helps. On the other hand retrying wrong selector doesn't help. The recognition of blocked pages is not perfect (about 80%).

Options:

"on-block", "on-all-errors", "never-retry"

Maximum number of retries

maxRetries

Optional

integer

How many times the actor should retry in case of error.