Visual recipe creator interface
Visual recipe creator is a highly flexible and powerful scraping recipe editor. It is for users who want to scrape from websites with complex structures. With NDS's visual recipe creator, you can:
- mock people surfing websites by simple mouse clicking, scrolling, and key pressing.
- scrape data on almost all kinds of web pages no matter behind login or not
- extract element's attributes like title, URL, image URL, HTML Code or other custom attributes
- reformat the data extracted
- download images to local or to remote cloud storage
- integrate NDS with 3rd party applications or RPA, such as Google Sheet and Slack
- connect recipes into workflow and pipeline to make more advanced scraping automation
- modify and enhance recipes generated by AI Recipe Creator
- modify recipes imported from local or public marketplace
To understand the basics of recipe, please refer to
When using visual recipe creator to create a new recipe, you can start from a scattfold or from scratch.
There are 6 built-in scattfolds.
- scraping simple detail page
- scraping list page with Next pagination button
- scraping list page with scrolling down
- deep scraping for list and detail pages
- dynamic query and scraping result pages
- scraping pages with URL in batch
The following sections will show you how to define recipes via visual recipe creator easily.