Click a Button in Scrapy

Scrapy cannot interpret javascript. If you absolutely must interact with the javascript on the page, you want to be using Selenium. If using Scrapy, the solution to the problem depends on what the button is doing. If it’s just showing content that was previously hidden, you can scrape the data without a problem, it doesn’t … Read more

Selenium Python: How to web scrape the element text

You are printing the WebElement. Hence you see the output as: <selenium.webdriver.remote.webelement.WebElement (session=”d4f20fd17bf4037ed8cf50b00e844a7f”, element=”f12cf837-6c77-4c90-9da2-7b5fb9da9e5d”)> Instead you may like to print the text within the element as: number_1 = self.driver.find_element_by_class_name(‘roulette-round-result-position__text’) print(number_1.text) or print(self.driver.find_element_by_class_name(‘roulette-round-result-position__text’).text)

Scraping dynamic data selenium – Unable to locate element

To scrape table within worldometers covid data you need to induce WebDriverWait for the visibility_of_element_located() and using DataFrame from Pandas you can use the following Locator Strategy: Code Block: from selenium import webdriver from import Options from import Service from import WebDriverWait from import By from import expected_conditions as EC … Read more

Jsoup Cookies for HTTPS scraping

I know I’m kinda late by 10 months here. But a good option using Jsoup is to use this easy peasy piece of code: //This will get you the response. Response res = Jsoup .connect(“url”) .data(“loginField”, “”, “passField”, “pass1234”) .method(Method.POST) .execute(); //This will get you cookies Map<String, String> cookies = res.cookies(); //And this is the … Read more

pandas read_html ValueError: No tables found

Here’s a solution using selenium for browser automation from selenium import webdriver import pandas as pd driver = webdriver.Chrome(chromedriver) driver.implicitly_wait(30) driver.get(‘’) df=pd.read_html(driver.find_element_by_id(“history_table”).get_attribute(‘outerHTML’))[0] Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Gust Pressure Precip. Rate. Precip. Accum. UV Solar 0 12:02 AM 25.5 °C 18.7 °C 75 % East 0 kph 0 kph 29.3 hPa 0 mm … Read more