Youtube grabber

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Youtube grabber

Youtube grabber is Datacol-based module, scraping Youtube video information by specified keyword. In our example harvested data are saved to xlsx file. You can also adjust Datacol to export data to other file formats (e.g. TXT, XML), CMS (DLE, Joomla, WordPress), Mysql database etc.

Youtube extractor: data extraction results
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Main advantages of Datacol-based youtube grabber are listed below:

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Step by Step test of youtube grabber

To test youtube extractor:

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

Youtube 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 keywords to extract video for.

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

Youtube 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).

Youtube harvester: working process
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4. After campaign is finished/stopped you can find file in Documents folder.

Youtube parser: data collection 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, harvested by youtube extractor:

Data export options for content, harvested by youtube 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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