WebHarvy 5.5 (Custom User Agent String, Handles frames, better form submission/navigation)

The following are the main changes (features/improvements) of WebHarvy 5.5 1. Custom User Agent String If you go to WebHarvy Settings > Browser tab, you can enable custom user agent string as shown below. The ‘Enable custom user agent string’ option allows you to specify a user agent string which WebHarvy configuration and mining browsers will use. This option … Read more

WebHarvy 5.4 (Auto delete cookies, Load more data using JS)

What is new in WebHarvy Version 5.4 ? Automatically delete cookies while mining Websites can get details regarding your previous visits using cookies stored locally by the browser. A new Browser Settings option has been added to prevent this. WebHarvy will periodically delete browser cookies during mining when this option is enabled. New pagination method … Read more

A minor update to fix crashes reported with latest Windows updates

You must be aware that the latest updates (1809 and its re-release) released by Microsoft for Windows 10 caused issues for many users. Few of our customers reported application crash while trying to start up WebHarvy with these updates installed. We have solved this issue in the latest update (5.3.0.161) of WebHarvy which you may download … Read more

WebHarvy 5.3 (Parallel mining, Chrome developer tools)

‘How to increase mining speed ?‘ was one of the most commonly asked questions by our users. With previous versions, the main limitation was that when links had to be followed from the starting page to get each listing details, the miner took more time to scrape a page full of listings. This is because … Read more

WebHarvy 5.2 | UI revamp + Oracle db support

Changes in 5.2 are mainly related to user interface and experience. The most visible change is the introduction of the ribbon menu system for providing easy access to most software features. In addition to the main interface, other windows like Scheduler / Export etc. have also been updated. The export functionality (to file or database) has … Read more

WebHarvy 5.2 | UI revamp + Oracle db support

Changes in 5.2 are mainly related to user interface and experience. The most visible change is the introduction of the ribbon menu system for providing easy access to most software features. In addition to the main interface, other windows like Scheduler / Export etc. have also been updated. The export functionality (to file or database) has … Read more

WebHarvy 5.1 released (Includes direct Excel Export)

The following are the changes in 5.1.0.152 : New Features : Excel export – supports directly saving mined data as an Excel file (details) Handles page numbers in JavaScript code to load next page data (details) Updated Chromium engine from V54 to V62 Minor changes : Default values of ‘Enable Plugins’ and ‘Enable Browser Security’ … Read more

WebHarvy based on Google Chrome Released (version 5.0.1.148)

This release comes with least bells and whistles since we have not added features or changed cosmetics of the software. But still, this is a major upgrade. The change is all internal. WebHarvy has been using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) as its internal browser since inception. Microsoft stopped supporting IE a few years back when … Read more

WebHarvy 4.1.5.141 released

The main changes in this release are :- Pagination via JavaScript – see https://www.webharvy.com/tour3.html#JS This powerful feature is the main highlight of this release. When all other methods of pagination fails, this method, where you can directly provide a JavaScript code which when run would load the next page, can be used. Increased size of … Read more

WebHarvy 4.0.3.129 (Installer Update Only)

This update addresses problems in installing .NET 4.5 on Windows 7 (and earlier Windows versions where .NET 4.5 is not present) during installation process. Only the installer has been updated in this release and WebHarvy application files are unchanged compared to the just previous version. So in case you are already running 4.0.3.128 you can … Read more