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Scrapy is a fast high-level web crawling and web scraping framework, used to crawl websites and extract structured data from their pages. It can be used for a wide range of purposes, from data mining to monitoring and automated testing.

For more information including a list of features check the Scrapy homepage at:


  • Python 2.7 or Python 3.3+
  • Works on Linux, Windows, Mac OSX, BSD


The quick way:

pip install scrapy

For more details see the install section in the documentation:


You can download the latest stable and development releases from:


Documentation is available online at and in the docs directory.

Community (blog, twitter, mail list, IRC)




Code of Conduct

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct (see

By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms. Please report unacceptable behavior to

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