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

How to easily extract data from websites ?

If you have a data extraction requirement you can either outsource it to a freelancer/consulting company or try to do it yourselves. The advantages while using a tool to perform the extraction yourself is mainly cost. Plus, with the knowledge gained while creating your first extraction project, you can capture data from a variety of … Read more

WebHarvy 5.2 | UI revamp + Oracle db support

Changes in 5.2 are mainly related to user interface and experience.┬áThe 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.┬áThe 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 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

Windows Smartscreen warning while installing WebHarvy

All WebHarvy application files and installation package are digitally signed (Comodo RSA Code Signing CA) and secured. However in case you get the following Smartscreen warning while trying to install the latest version of WebHarvy, please click the ‘More info‘ link and then click the ‘Run anyway‘ button to proceed with the installation. The above … Read more

WebHarvy 4.0.3.128 (Minor Update)

From this release on wards WebHarvy targets (depends on) .NET 4.5 which comes pre-installed on latest Windows editions. This results in smoother installation process, doing away with .NET 3.5 download and install which was previously required. Targeting .NET 4.5 also helps WebHarvy improve performance and resource usage, and to solve issues related to crashes while … Read more

How to scrape text following a heading using WebHarvy ?

In the latest update of WebHarvy, the Visual Web Scraping Software, the newly introduced ‘capture following text’ option allows you to capture text/block/paragraph following a heading within a webpage. Often with many websites the data to be scraped may not be located at the same position within all pages, but is guaranteed to be found … Read more