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Metadata Extractor


A small efficient actor that loads a web page, parses its HTML using Cheerio library and extracts the following meta-data from the <HEAD> tag, such as page title, description, author etc.

To run the actor, you'll need an Apify account. Simply create a new task for the actor by clicking the button below, modify the actor input configuration, click Run and get your results.


To run the actor from your code, send a HTTP POST request to the following API endpoint:


The POST payload including its Content-Type header is passed as INPUT to the actor (usually application/json). The actor is started with the default options; you can override them using various URL query parameters.

curl https://api.apify.com/v2/acts/jancurn~extract-metadata/runs?token=<YOUR_API_TOKEN> \
-d '{ "url": "https://www.apify.com/" }' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \

To use the API, you'll need to replace <YOUR_API_TOKEN> with the API token of your Apify account (view here).

For more information, view the list of actor's API endpoints or the full API reference.

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