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YouTube Channel Latest Post Date Tracker

YouTube Channel Latest Post Date Tracker

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YouTube Channel Latest Post Tracker is a tool for tracking the most recent posts on YouTube channels. It scrapes and provides the latest update dates for selected channels, ideal for monitoring content updates or video uploads efficiently.

LatestPostTimeYouTube Scraper

YouTube Scraper

For scraping YouTube Shorts specifically, please refer to the YouTube Shorts Scraper. For scraping YouTube videos specifically, please refer to the Youtube Channel Scraper.

Overview

This script, designed for the Apify platform, utilizes Puppeteer to scrape the most recent post dates from specified YouTube channels. It aims to gather information about the latest content updates for each provided channel.

Features

  • Scrapes latest post dates from multiple YouTube channels.
  • Handles both channel names and channel URLs as input.
  • Customizable for different content types (e.g., videos, shorts).

Input

Parameters

  • channel: An array of YouTube channel names or URLs. This is a required field.
  • type: The type of content to scrape, such as "videos", "shorts", etc. This field is optional.

Format

1{
2  "channel": ["ChannelName1", "ChannelName2", "https://www.youtube.com/@ChannelName3/videos"],
3  "type": "videos"
4}

Output

The script outputs a JSON object where each key is a YouTube channel name (or formatted name from the URL), and the value is the ISO string of the latest post date.

Example

1{
2  "ChannelName1": "2021-09-01T00:00:00.000Z",
3  "ChannelName2": "2021-09-01T00:00:00.000Z",
4  "ChannelName3": "2021-09-01T00:00:00.000Z"
5}

How to Use

  1. Set up a new task on the Apify platform.
  2. Configure the input JSON with the channels and type of content you're interested in.
  3. Run the task. The script will process the input and return the latest post dates for the specified channels.

Disclaimer

This script is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. The user assumes full responsibility for the use of the script. Ensure that you adhere to YouTube's terms of service and applicable legal regulations when using this scraper.

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Maintained by Community
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  • 1 monthly users
  • 100.0% runs succeeded
  • days response time
  • Created in Nov 2023
  • Modified 6 months ago