How to scrap an website when you don't know the URL for that

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arvendu
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How to scrap an website when you don't know the URL for that

Post by arvendu » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:20 am

I have this website that I want retrieve information from. Unfortunately I can't show you because it is password protected.

The site is a list of tables that are dynamically created.
they design the link to activate a script. The first link is:
javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ContentPlaceHolder1$GridView1$ctl02$LinkButton1','')

The second link is the same, but with the last variable changed ($ctl03')"). It goes from 0 to 30


so is there any possiblity to change url automatic each loop
chivracq
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Re: How to scrap an website when you don't know the URL for

Post by chivracq » Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:22 pm

arvendu wrote:I have this website that I want retrieve information from. Unfortunately I can't show you because it is password protected.

The site is a list of tables that are dynamically created.
they design the link to activate a script. The first link is:
javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ContentPlaceHolder1$GridView1$ctl02$LinkButton1','')

The second link is the same, but with the last variable changed ($ctl03')"). It goes from 0 to 30


so is there any possiblity to change url automatic each loop
CIM...! :mrgreen: (Read my Sig...)

But, yep, compute the "0" (or "00"...?) - "30" part of your URL using 'EVAL()' based on '!LOOP'... :idea:
- (F)CIM = (Full) Config Info Missing: iMacros + Browser + OS with all 3 Versions...
- I usually don't even read the Question if that (required) Info is not mentioned...
- Script & URL usually help a lot for a more "educated" Help...
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