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...
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017 at 12:04 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 Accou...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 2:08 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 user-agent with every request and discard the User-Agent header that the user sends. This is to further help prevent y...
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017 at 3:30 PM