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page-previewer

Simple web page scraper which returns basic preview info like title, description, images, videos using request and cheerio modules.

Install

    npm install page-previewer

How to use

var preview = require("page-previewer");
preview("http://www.google.com", function(err, data) {
    if(!err) {
        console.log(data); //Prints the meta data about the page 
    }
});

You can set a proxy server too

var preview = require("page-previewer");
preview({ url: "http://www.google.com", proxy: "{server name}", function(err, data) {
    if(!err) {
        console.log(data); //Prints the meta data about the page 
    }
});

returns

{ url: 'http://www.google.com',
  loadFailed: false,
  title: 'Google',
  description: 'Search the world\'s information, including webpages, images, videos and more. Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you\'re looking for.',
  contentType: 'text/html',
  mediaType: 'website',
  images: [ 'http://www.google.com/intl/en_ALL/images/srpr/logo1w.png' ],
  videos: undefined,
  audios: undefined }
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