Scraping email without opening email client

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Scraping email without opening email client

by ruiarruda89 on Sun Mar 06, 2016 4:53 am

Hello!

I am trying to scrape the email of Amazon reviewers who reviewed our products. However, there is just a "Send an email" link, and extracting from it only arrives at javascript:void(0). Only after clicking on this link, does it display the actual email of the reviewer. Then it is possible to scrape it.

The issue is that we need to scrape many emails and clicking on "Send an email" opens Outlook. I would need to either be able to extract the email without clicking on "Send an email", or make it so that iMacros clicks on it but it does not open the email client. I can't do that simply by changing the configuration in my computer, as this scraper would be used by many people.

Here is an example page: http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A2 ... tbl_3_name

Extracting "Send an email" so that it doesn't follow the link does not work either, as I need to actually click on the link instead of just tagging it. Could you guys help?? Thank you very much!
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Re: Scraping email without opening email client

by rkd on Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:51 am

Hi,

I am looking to do this exact same thing. I was wondering if you ever found a solution.

I am able to extract the words "Send an Email" but that is as far as I can get.

Did you ever get this working?
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