Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your common questions.

How To use The API?

You have to make a GET request to our API in order to scrape any website. Our API will successfully create a seamless data pipeline.

What happens if a request fails?

We only charge for successful requests, i.e returning with a 200 status code.

I need more than 3 million requests per month !

Not a problem at all, you can simply email us at [email protected], where we will discuss your demands and accordingly create a custom plan for you.

What is an API Request?

Each plan provides you with certain amount of limit to scrape websites. By default your basic API call will cost 5 API requests because we have enabled javascript rendering in that API.

Can I cancel my plan any time?

Yes, you can cancel your subscription plan at any time. It can be done either from your dashboard or by contacting us.

Is scraping websites illegal?

Scraping a website is permissible if you are extracting data that is available publicly. However, scraping private data is not acceptable and is illegal. Know more about the legality of web scraping here.

Is web scraping easy?

It altogether depends on the expertise you have. Generally, web scraping is done by data scientists and developers to extract the available data.

What is the best language for web scraping?

Python is the most popular language that is used in web scraping. Being a widely used language for web scraping the libraries used in Python make it more efficient.

What is required for web scraping?

You need to know at least one programming language. The most popular is Python. If you are new to Python, you can check out this comprehensive guide to learning Python for web scraping from scratch.

Can you scrape google search results?

Yes, you can scrape google search results using Python.