You’ve probably run into a major problem when trying to scrape Google search results. Web scraping tools allow you to extract information from a web page. Companies and coders from across the world use them to download Google’s SERP data. And they work well – for a little while.
After several scrapes, Google’s automated security system kicks in. Then it kicks you out.
The standard was to bypass the block is to use a proxy. However, each proxy only allows a limited number of scrapes. That’s why Google SERP APIs are the perfect tool to overcome these limitations.
This article examines how to overcome Google web scraping issues without changing proxy servers.
Read on to learn more about web scraping. Discover the types of data you can extract. And how API web scraping tools can make your life a lot easier.
What Is Web Scraping?
Think of a website that you want to copy information from. How can you extract that data without entering the site on your browser and downloading the HTML source?
Web scraping is the process of automating the extraction of website content through software.
Most high-level languages like Python or Java can web scrape using a few lines of code. Data is then parsed and stored to be processed later.
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