Data scrapping not working well

Hey all,
I was using data scrapping on ebay website and I found that it’s not working fine as it’s giving some titles blank. It’s because of sponsered products.

link: Link I am using

Can anyone tell me, can we do something for those scenarios like editing the selectors ?

In advanced thank you so much.

Hi Buddy @blacksundar
Here is ur xaml buddy
its working, while choosing field i chose first link and third link and it worked buddy
i used chrome buddy (59.3 KB)


Hi @Palaniyappan thank you so much for you time.
But I don’t know what I’m doing wrong?
There are some products having sponsered title, they are giving blank title OR Sponsered link also coming and some are not coming. downones

Do have look into that please.

Hi @blacksundar

The sponsored links have different divisions/parents.

That means data scraping is based on pattern recognition so if the pattern breaks then it will not be scraped.

But you should know that there are other options too for scraping data and many workarounds.

Please check the following:
Search results for 'data scraping user:raghavendraprasad' - UiPath Community Forum

There are files attached and I am sure one or the other will help you out. Get back if you have more queries.

Regards :slight_smile:

Thank you so much. I’ll definitely look there. :slight_smile:

@Raghavendraprasad, One thing more I want to ask you. Can you please tell me where I can find written documentation for “edit Data Definition” in data scraping option.

It would help me alot.


The best solution/ answer I found was the following :slight_smile:

Customize Data scraping XML

Here is the documentation but doesn’t mention how to do what you are looking for but you can take a second look though: About Data Scraping

I think the first link is enough to get an idea and play around with it to get the desired result. Get back if you have any more queries :slight_smile:


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Thank you so much :slight_smile:

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If any of the links helped your issue close this indicating a solution :slight_smile:

Yes I’ll surely…once I complete reading link information.

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It was good resource for my issue, but I’m afraid that was not enough to make u more understand about customized data scraping. If you find anything better that can make us more clear about that. It would help us alot in future.


Can you tell me in context of the Amazon website what kind of customization you need, maybe I can come up with something that helps you better understand (and in that process I might learn something too)

Thanks :slight_smile:

Thanks @Raghavendraprasad for you time. I just wanted to know that how exactly xml is written, like tag, attr, all these things, so that we can edit, remove, add some of our attribute like id, class, name, etc. Just want to get more clear view of that.

I can get an example of amazon. But I faced that in ebay website, I’ll definitely let you know if I find something to be discussed.

Thanks :slight_smile:

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Deal…! :slight_smile:

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