Actor

Learn how to create and use Apify actors

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17 articles in this collection
Written by Jaroslav Hejlek, Ondra Urban, Lukáš Křivka and 4 others

Block requests in Puppeteer

Why and how to block requests in Puppeteer
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Written by Jaroslav Hejlek
Updated over a week ago

Cache responses in Puppeteer

Why and how to cache responses in memory using Puppeteer
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Written by Jaroslav Hejlek
Updated over a week ago

Debugging your actors with Live View

See what your actor is doing live in Apify. With live screenshots and HTML, debugging has never been easier.
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Written by Ondra Urban
Updated over a week ago

How to handle blocked requests in PuppeteerCrawler

Getting around website defense mechanisms when crawling
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Written by Lukáš Křivka
Updated over a week ago

Running a web server

Web server in actors as a communication channel with the outside world
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Written by Marek Trunkát
Updated over a week ago

Scraping iframes with Puppeteer

How to get information from inside iframes using Puppeteer
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Written by Lukáš Křivka
Updated over a week ago

Handling file download with Puppeteer

How to download a file using Puppeteer
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Written by Petr Čermák
Updated over a week ago

Scraping using sitemap.xml

Website with proper sitemap.xml = free jackpot for every web scraper
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Written by Marek Trunkát
Updated over a week ago

Setting up continuous integration for Apify actors on Bitbucket

How to set up continuous integration for Apify actors using Bitbucket Pipelines
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Written by Jakub Drobník
Updated over a week ago

Using man-in-the-middle proxy to intercept requests in Puppeteer

This article demonstrates how to setup a reliable interception of HTTP requests in headless Chrome / Puppeteer using a local proxy.
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Written by Jaroslav Hejlek
Updated over a week ago

Develop, build and run actors locally using the Apify command line client

Learn how to develop Apify actors on your local machine in Node.js and push them to the Apify platform using our command line client.
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Written by Jakub Drobník
Updated over a week ago

How to save screenshots from puppeteer

Code example for how to save screenshots from puppeteer to Apify key-value store
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Written by Jakub Drobník
Updated over a week ago

Submit form with file attachment using Puppeteer

How to submit a form with attachment using Puppeteer.
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Written by Petr Čermák
Updated over a week ago

Submitting a form with file attachment

How to submit a form with attachment using request-promise.
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Written by Petr Čermák
Updated over a week ago

How to log in to a website using Puppeteer

How you can sign in to Facebook using headless Chrome / Puppeteer
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Written by Jakub Drobník
Updated over a week ago

How to get/put records into a named key-value store in an actor

Learn how to use the Apify JavaScript client library to get or put records into a named key-value store in your actor
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Written by Juan S. Gaitán V.
Updated over a week ago

How to create an actor with headless Chrome / Puppeteer on local computer

How to set up an Apify actor that uses headless Chrome and Puppeteer on your local machine and how to move it to the Apify cloud
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Written by Jakub Drobník
Updated over a week ago