Crawlera Basics

Getting started with Crawlera
Crawlera is a smart HTTP/HTTPS downloader that routes your requests through a pool of IP addresses, introducing delays and discarding IPs where necessary to...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 at 5:53 PM
Crawlera best practices
When using Crawlera, it's important to keep in mind the following best practices: Set download timeout One of the most common problems our users h...
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018 at 8:30 PM
Restricting Crawlera IPs to a specific region
First, go to your Crawlera Dashboard in Scrapinghub and click the 'Create Account' button: Next, under the 'Create New Crawlera Acco...
Fri, 6 Jul, 2018 at 4:54 PM
Fetching HTTPS pages with Crawlera
Crawlera performs HTTPS requests using CONNECT method, transparently tunnelling packets over default HTTPS port 443 to and from the destination server in a ...
Mon, 28 May, 2018 at 1:38 PM
Sending POST requests with Crawlera
Crawlera can process POST requests, and they're considered as a single requests, like GET requests. This is commonly used for crawling search results a...
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 at 3:55 PM
Customizing Crawlera User Agents
Crawlera will by default use a random desktop-like user-agent with every request and discard the user-agent header that the user sends. This is to further h...
Mon, 7 May, 2018 at 9:53 AM
I am running Job on SC with Crawlera but job is too slow. How to increase the speed?
Crawlera is a proxy rotater which helps in evading bans from the target website by adjusting delays, handling cookies and managing IPs. When Crawlera is add...
Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 at 5:07 AM