Web scraping is a powerful, but complex approach to collecting information from websites. At its core, "web scraping" broadly encompasses activities in which you use software or programmatic scripts to systematically find, download, and organize information found on the internet. Web scraping is often the best approach to collecting data from the web when the following conditions are met:
There are a myriad of tools and considerations to keep in mind when pursuing a web scraping project. Use the links below or in the navigation-menu for further info.