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Youtube Transcript Scraper

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YouTube Shorts Scraper

Introduction

What is the actor's purpose?

The YouTube Shorts Scraper is a user-friendly web scraping tool designed to extract valuable data from YouTube. Specifically, it allows you to scrape information from YouTube Shorts videos, including video details and transcripts. Whether you're a content creator, researcher, or just curious, this actor can help you access valuable insights from YouTube Shorts videos.

Key Features

  • Extract YouTube Shorts data such as channel name, channel subscribers, video title, video URL, view count, posting time, and transcript.
  • Retrieve basic channel details including the channel name, channel URL, number of subscribers, and transcript.
  • Customize the maximum number of requests per time to suit your scraping needs.

Typical Use Cases

  • Content creators can use this actor to gather transcript data for video optimization.
  • Researchers can analyze YouTube Shorts trends and user engagement.
  • Curious users can explore video details and transcripts for their favorite Shorts.

Inputs

What kind of data does the actor take in?

The YouTube Shorts Scraper actor takes the following inputs:

  • YouTube Video URL (required): The URL of the YouTube video you want to scrape data from.
  • Maximum Number of Requests per Time (optional): Customize the rate at which requests are sent to avoid rate limiting. This input allows you to control the scraping speed.

Restrictions on Input Data

There are no specific restrictions on the input data other than providing a valid YouTube Video URL.

Examples of Input Data

  • YouTube Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/abcdefghijk
  • Maximum Number of Requests per Time: 10 (optional)

Outputs

What kind of data does the actor produce?

The YouTube Shorts Scraper actor produces the following outputs:

  • Video Details: Channel name, channel subscribers, video title, video URL, view count, posting time, and transcript.
  • Channel Details: Channel name, channel URL, number of subscribers, and transcript.

Restrictions on Output Data

There are no specific restrictions on the output data, but the availability of data depends on the input YouTube video.

Examples of Output Data

Video Details:

1{
2"Channel Name": "Sample Channel",
3"Channel Subscribers": "100K",
4"Video Title": "Amazing Short Video",
5"Video URL": "https://www.youtube.com/shorts/abcdefghijk",
6"View Count": "1M",
7"Posting Time": "Nov 23, 2021",
8"Transcript": "This is the transcript of the video."
9}

Channel Details:

1{
2"Channel Name": "Sample Channel",
3"Channel URL": "https://www.youtube.com/c/samplechannel",
4"Number of Subscribers": "100K",
5"Transcript": "This is the transcript of the channel."
6}

Usage

How to Run the Actor

  1. Go to the Apify platform (https://apify.com) and log in or sign up for an account.
  2. Create a new task and select the "YouTube Shorts Scraper" actor.
  3. Configure the input by providing the YouTube Video URL and, optionally, the maximum number of requests per time.
  4. Start the task, and the actor will begin scraping the data.

How to Interpret the Actor's Results

The actor will provide you with structured JSON results containing video and channel details, including transcripts. You can use this data for analysis, content optimization, or any other purpose that suits your needs.

Examples of Usage

Example 1: Scrape a YouTube Shorts Video

Input:

  • YouTube Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/abcdefghijk

Output:

  • Detailed information about the specified YouTube Shorts video.

Example 2: Extract Channel Details

Input:

  • YouTube Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/abcdefghijk

Output:

  • Detailed information about the channel associated with the specified YouTube Shorts video.

Troubleshooting

Common Problems and How to Solve Them

  1. Invalid YouTube Video URL: Make sure you provide a valid YouTube Shorts video URL.
  2. Rate Limiting: If you encounter rate limiting issues, consider adjusting the "Maximum Number of Requests per Time" input to a lower value.

Additional Information

Acknowledgments

This actor was developed with the support of the Apify community and the YouTube Shorts API. We thank all contributors for their valuable input and feedback in making this tool available.

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Actor metrics
  • 25 monthly users
  • 93.8% runs succeeded
  • Created in Sep 2023
  • Modified 3 days ago

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