Start Agent From URL List

The WebSundew allows to scrape data starting from URL list. You may create Agent or Extractor. In this walkthrough we will use Agent. If you are not familiar with Agent, Extractor and other concepts you may read about them here

Step 1 - Create New Project

Click New Project in the application toolbar.

Create New Project

Step 2 - Create New Agent

Click New Agent in the application toolbar.

Create New Agent

New agent dialog will appear:

Select Startup Mode

Select URL List. Now load URLs from text files, paste from clipboard or add them manually.

Copy urls and paste them.

Select Startup Mode

Click Ok to complete creating of the Agent. The agent's editor will open. The content of the first HTML file will be available in the browser part of the agent editor.

Other Steps

You configured agent that starts from the URL list. Now you need to capture and export extracted data. These steps are depends on the HTML file structure and required export format. You can read more about capture and about export. Also you can read our tutorials.

Edit Agent

You can modify URL list after you created the agent:

  1. You need to open Agent for editing.
  2. Select Loop in the agent's graph:

Click Loop

  1. Open Properties View and modify folders.

Edit URL List Iterator