No-code Bot Builder

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About this bot

In short: This no code bot builder allows Botster users to create their own custom bots that can:

  • Extract data from web pages
  • Monitor web content changes and receive updates
  • Extract structured data from catalogs (e-commerce or directories)

Before starting, you will be required to install Botster’s official Chrome extension.

Please select which type of bot you are interested in building:

  • Single page scraper - perfect for extracting data from product pages. Click to view the example results for a better idea of what the bot does.
  • Web monitoring bot - ideal for monitoring page content changes (prices, web elements, SEO). Click to view the example results for a better idea of what the bot does.
  • Catalog scraper (not available yet)

How to build your bot:

 

Single page scraper

In short: This customizable bot constructor allows you to extract data from various elements on your target web pages.

Click to view the example results for a better idea of what the bot does.

Software walkthrough

1. Install the free Botster.io extension

To get access to Botster’s bot builder platform, go to the Chrome Web Store and install the free Botster.io extension:

2. Open the bot creation form.

Click on the "Create bot" button on the right-hand side of this page:

3. Select the bot type.

Available bot builders include:

  • Single-page scraper
  • Monitoring bot
  • List scraper

To extract data for a single use, tick “Single-page scraper” and click on the green “Select” button:

4. Enter the details.

Give your "Job" a meaningful title, and optionally specify (or create) a project folder:

5. Enter a website link.

6. Click on “Select elements”.

A pop-up window will appear. To be able to use the auto bot builder, you need to give it access to the incognito mode. Open your Chrome settings:

Turn on “Allow in Incognito”:

7. Go back to the bots builder page and click on “Select elements” once again:

8. Add elements.

Your target website will open, and the element picker will appear. Click on “Add element”:

Select the element you need to extract:

Once you’ve selected the desired element, click on “Stop”:

Repeat the same steps to select all the elements you need to extract.

Once you’ve added all the desired elements, click on “Finish”:

Wait for the page to close automatically.

Your selected fields will appear on the visual bot builder page:

9. Add more URLs (optional).

If you have multiple URLs having an identical structure, you can export the same fields from all of them in one go. Enter these URLs into the field below.

⚠️ All URLs you are entering must have an identical element structure.

⚠️ Each URL must go on a new line:

10. Set up notifications.

Specify if you would like to receive a notification when the no code bot builder completes the crawl:

11. Start the bot!

Click the "Start this bot" button on the right-hand side:

That's it! You will be taken to your "Jobs" section. Your customizable bot is now working and will notify you once it's done. 

Data output

After the bot constructor completes the job you can download your data as an Excel (XLSX), CSV or JSON file.

 

Monitoring bot

In short: This easy bot builder allows you to monitor web content changes and receive updates. Perfect for monitoring prices.

Click to view the example results for a better idea of what the bot does.

Software walkthrough

1. Install the free Botster.io extension

To get access to Botster’s AI bot builder platform, go to the Chrome Web Store and install the free Botster.io extension:

2. Open the bot creation form.

Click on the "Create bot" button on the right-hand side of this page:

3. Select the bot type.

Available bot builders include:

  • Single-page scraper
  • Monitoring bot
  • List scraper

To extract data on a regular basis, e.g. for monitoring purposes, tick “Monitoring bot” and click on the green “Select” button:

4. Enter the details.

Give your "Job" a meaningful title, and optionally specify (or create) a project folder:

5. Enter a website link.

6. Click on “Select elements”.

A pop-up window will appear. To be able to use the auto bot builder, you need to give it access to the incognito mode. Open your Chrome settings:

Turn on “Allow in Incognito”:

7. Go back to the bots builder page and click on “Select elements” once again:

8. Add elements.

Your target website will open, and the element picker will appear. Click on “Add element”:

Select the element you need to extract and monitor:

Once you’ve selected the desired element, click on “Stop”:

Repeat the same steps to select all the elements you need to extract.

Once you’ve added all the desired elements, click on “Finish”:

Wait for the page to close automatically.

Your selected fields will appear on the visual bot builder page:

9. Add more URLs (optional).

If you have multiple URLs having an identical structure, you can export and monitor the same fields from all of them in one go. Enter these URLs into the field below.

⚠️ All URLs you are entering must have an identical element structure.

⚠️ Each URL must go on a new line:

10. Enable screenshot making (optional).

The monitoring bot creator software can take screenshots of each URL on every visit. The screenshots will be displayed on the monitoring log dashboard. When enabled, extraction time per URL increases.

11. Select the target country.

12. Set monitoring frequency.

You can set the monitoring AI bot creator to run:

  • Every 30 minutes
  • Every hour
  • Every day
  • Twice a day
  • Once per week
  • Twice a week

If no longer needed, the job can be stopped either manually or at a certain date specified in advance:

13. Set up notification conditions.

Select if you’d like this easy bot builder to send you notifications if no changes have been detected:


14. Set up notifications.

Specify if you would like to receive a notification when the no code bot builder completes the crawl:

15. Start the bot!

Click the "Start this bot" button on the right-hand side:

That's it! You will be taken to your "Jobs" section. Your customizable bot is now working and will send you notifications according to the pre-set schedule. 

Data output

After the bot constructor completes the job you can download your data as an Excel (XLSX), CSV or JSON file.

In development. Will be released soon!

To use this bot you need to register or log in first.

Frequently asked questions

This fast, simple yet powerful tool is one of the best bot builder samples among competitors. It can be used for multiple business-related purposes, such as data extraction, SEO audit, content analysis, content monitoring, competitor analysis and more.

You can extract virtually anything including plain text, headings, numbers, prices, URLs and more.

Launch the bot, add the fields you need to export, and select “URL” in the element picker’s dropdown menu.

Once the job is completed, open it and click on the Excel logo. The file will be automatically saved to your computer. Other formats available for download include CSV, JSON and Google Sheets.


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