Wikipedia parser

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Wikipedia parser

Wikipedia parser is Datacol-based module, which implements Wikipedia knowledge database extraction. In this example data are exported to TXT file. You can also adjust Datacol export settings to publish content to database, website (WordPress, Joomla, DLE) etc.

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

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Step by Step test of Wikipedia parser

To test Wikipedia extractor:

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

Wikipedia crawler: starting data extraction
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Before launching content-parsers/ you can adjust the Input data. Select the campaign in the campaign tree for this purpose. In this way you can setup links to Wikipedia categories you need to extract content from.

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

Wikipedia 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).

Wikipedia harvester: working process
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4. After campaign is finished/stopped you can find TXT files in Documents folder.

Wikipedia 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

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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 content, collected by Wikipedia extractor:

Data export options for content, collected by Wikipedia 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 Wikipedia extractor, please ask via the contact form.


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