Web Scraping Target Discovery: Search API

Fundamental web-scraping reverse-engineering technique is figuring out how website's search works. Replicating web search in web scraping is a great target discovery technique. Why, when and how should it be used effectively?

Web Scraping Target Discovery: Sitemaps

There are many techniques when it comes to discovery web-scraping targets. One of the most common ones is to use website sitemap indexes. What are they and to take advantage of them in web-scraping?