In this article we will learn how to scrap user's followings with keywords using PinDominator.
Step 1) To scrape users using PinDominator you need to visit: Scraper --> User Scraper
On this screen you will find several option to scrape user 1. Follower, 2. Followings
Step 2) Select "Following" as a source to scrape people
To scrape from PinDominator you need to provide source for scraping users.On this screen you will find several option to scrape followings.
1. By Searching with Keywords, 2. By Searching User ID's/ Profile URL
As you are looking to scrape followings with your keywords select "By Searching with Keyword" as your source.
Step 3) Load keywords
Once you have selected your source in above step you will see a button to add your keywords. Click on that button to open keywords
input area, in this input field you can type or load number of keywords you want PinDominator to scrap in a day from each of your accounts.
Note: You need to upload one keyword per line
Import with text file: You can also import a text file with multiple keywords by clicking button "Import From File".
Save keyword(s): Click this button to add save and add your keywords to the campaign.you want to scrape 20 followings in a day from your account fill "20" in the input box.
Step 4) Define number of scrap to be done per day
In this input field number of people you want PinDominator to scrape in a day from each of your accounts.
Exa: If you want to scrape to 20 followings in a day from your account fill "20" in the input box.
Step 5) Define threads
Threads means the number of accounts you want the software to run simultaneously. Usually we suggest to set the the thread count equal to the number of Pinterest accounts you are going to select for a campaign. However more number of threads means more CPU and RAM usage. So define the threads count depending on your machines configuration.
Exa: If you have set thread count as 10, and selected 20 Pinterest accounts to run for campaign. Software will pick 10 accounts from your list and start processing them, once it completes processing for one account it will pick another pending account to start the activity and go on.
Step 6) Set Delay
You can set delay between scraping users from one account. Software will randomly pick a count from minimum and maximum value set by you and use for scraping users.
Exa: You have set a delay of min:- 25 and max:- 40 seconds. Software will pick random number as 36 seconds. So once it scrape to user1 it will wait 36 seconds to scrape to user2.
Step 7) Select Accounts
In this steps you need to select accounts which you want to use for scraping users. You can select multiple accounts by checking the boxes.
You can also filter the accounts list based on groups you have created.
Step 8) Save Campaign
Once you are done with configuring the above steps you are all set to start scraping users. There are 2 ways to save a campaign.
- Create Campaign (Recommended): You can create campaigns to run with multiple batches at different interval of time or schedule to run later by clicking this button. Learn more about campaigns here:
Start Now: You can start the campaign right away by clicking this button. Software will run such campaigns only once and complete the scraping count set by you in one run. If you want to run daily or run in multiple batches click "Create Campaign" button.
Step 9) Check Reports
Once you have saved a campaign you will be redirected to campaign manager screen, where you can check full report about your scraping user campaign showing all the scraping details and by which profile.
We hope you have learned how to scrape users with PinDominator. Getting trouble in adding accounts contact support.