Visual web scraping tool that lets you extract data without writing a single line of code

What is Portia?

Portia is an open source tool that lets you get data from websites. It facilitates and automates the process of data extraction. This visual web scraper works straight from your browser, so you don't need to download or install anything.

Portia is a tool in the Web Scraping API category of a tech stack.

Portia is an open source tool with 6.88K Github Stars and 1.08K Github Forks. Here’s a link to Portia's open source repository on Github

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Portia's Features

  • Extracts data from websites based on visual selections by the user
  • Creates generic web scrapers which are capable of extracting data from any web page with a similar structure
  • Exports scraped data in CSV, JSON, JSON-lines and XML
  • There is a hosted version available as a free service on Scrapy Cloud which lets Portia leverage from all the features of a cloud-based production platform including scaling and scheduling jobs, data storage, QA features, and add ons

Portia's alternatives

  • import.io - Extract data from the web
  • Kimono - Turn websites into structured APIs from your browser in seconds
  • Apifier - Hosted web crawler for developers
  • ParseHub - Turn dynamic websites into APIs

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