RSS parser

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RSS extractor

RSS extractor is Datacol-based module, which implements RSS feeds content extraction. In our example harvested data are saved to xlsx file. You can also adjust Datacol settings to publish data to other file formats (TXT as example), CMS (Joomla, WordPress, DLE), Mysql database etc.

RSS extractor: data extraction results
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Main advantages of Datacol-based RSS extractor are listed below:

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Step by Step test of RSS extractor

To test RSS extractor:

1. Install Datacol trial version;
2. Choose content-parsers/rss-extractor.par in the campaign tree and click Start button to launch RSS extractor campaign.

RSS crawler: starting data extraction
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Before launching content-parsers/rss-extractor.par you can adjust the Input data. Select the campaign in the campaign tree for this purpose. In this way you can setup feed links to extract data from.

Please contact us if the RSS extractor will not collect data after you have made changes to the Starting URL list.

RSS scraper: setting Starting URL list
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3. Wait for data extraction results to appear. When you see the first results, you can force running campaign to stop (click Stop button).

RSS harvester: working process
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4. After campaign is finished/stopped you can find rss-extractor.xlsx file in Documents folder.

RSS parser: data extraction results
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Datacol Trial VS Activated

Feature Trial License (Full version)
Preset default configuration for data extraction
Maximum data extraction results
Maximum 25
Free software updates
Free email tech support
Paid skype+teamviewer consultations
Paid setup

[spoiler show=”What if the RSS extractor is blocked (banned) by the source website?” hide=”What if the RSS extractor is blocked (banned) by the source website?”]
If the source website blocks your IP-address (after blocking you will get no more extraction results), use proxy.


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Data processing options for information, collected by RSS extractor:

Data export options for information, collected by RSS extractor:

  • Basic: CSV/TXT/Database/Excel;
  • Online stores: Magento/PrestaShop/osCommerce/OpenCart/ZENCart/VirtueMart;
  • Content CMS: WordPress/Joomla/DLE;
  • All options.

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If you have any questions, related to RSS extractor, please ask via the contact form.


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