A tiny Node.js microservice to scrape open graph data with joy.
Running this microservice you won't need a backend solely to get some meta information about links your users submit. Press the deploy button below and show your users what the links they're clicking on contain!
micro-open-graph is one click away:
You can also deploy with a single command from the terminal (assuming you have
To get the data for a given URL, for example
mxstbr.blog, simply add that URL (safely escaped) to the
url query parameter:
And you will get the parsed data in the following format:
Note: Not all of this, or even more, data might be available depending on the
metatags the page has in its HTML. (see
metascraperfor the full list of supported properties)
We infer the data from more places than just the open graph meta tags, we also support twitter meta tags and fallback to standard HTML tags like e.g. the
title tag if no open graph data was specified. Results are cached in memory for 24 hours, which means calling this with the same URL repeatedly won't have a large impact on your server!
git clone email@example.com:withspectrum/micro-open-graph.git npm run dev
The server will then be listening at
master branch of this repository is what you will be deploying. To update to a new version with potential bugfixes, all you have to do is run the
now command again and change the URL you call in your app!
Copyright (c) 2017 Maximilian Stoiber, licensed under the MIT license. See LICENSE.md for more information.