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Post by webmaster » Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:53 am

To use this template, place it on an empty folder and open it with Helium Scraper 3. Check this video for a quick walkthrough. The template has two globals that extract different pieces of information:
  • ProductLinks: This global extracts top-level information without visiting any actual product page. Before running it, visit any category or run a search in AliExpress using Helium Scraper's browser, and optionally modify the maximum number of pages to extract from.
  • ProductDetails: This global visits each of the links extracted by ProductLinks using off-screen browsers and select every possible product variation.
After running ProductDetails, the full data can be viewed as a single table at Project Explorer > Data Flow > Queries > Variations. This query will show one row per product variation. Since the extracted data is not automatically cleared when a new extraction starts, data must be manually cleared by right-clicking either Data.ProductLinks or Data.ProductDetails under Project Explorer > Database and selecting Clear All Data.

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