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Trying to pull a redirect URL destination for use with IMPORTXML

I've got a spreadsheet with about 7000 rows of data. I have a URL for each row, but the URL is entered as a search query that redirects to the appropriate result: URL-LINK - www.shopcwi.com/...
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Extracting the price from an external page using IMPORTXML on Google Sheets?

I am running a Google Sheet and I want to extract the price of Bitcoin from a site called CoinMarketCap. The site is quite simple as is mainly a listing, and have a table full of different ...
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How to get first element of split Google Sheets

Within Google Sheets, the function =SPLIT(IMPORTXML("url here", "//title"),"|") returns the following: {"Linear Algebra", "School of Mathematics", "College Name", "City Name"} which takes up 4 cells ...
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xPath_query from IMPORTXML in Google sheets ends up empty

So, in these covid19-infested days I want to update our digital signage with the current situation. Want to use google sheets and IMPORTXML to fetch data from a website that is frequently updated with ...
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Google Sheets IMPORTXML's XPath Query for Siblings

What XPATH syntax works with Google Sheet's IMPORTXML function that will retrieve multiple siblings and place them in separate cells? In this XML output, I'm trying to retrieve all elements within &...
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Creating a Table in Google Sheets from XML Output with Multiple Children Levels

How to create a table in Google Sheets from an XML output with multiple children levels? I'm trying to create a table in Google Sheets with data sourced from an XML output. The XML source is here. ...
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Google Sheets ImportXML //div[@class= is not working

I am trying to scrape the div "tech-name" from this website https://www.whatruns.com/website/bestbuy.com with the following formula =index(importxml("https://www.whatruns.com/website/bestbuy.com","/...
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ImportXML error: 'imported content is empty' when selecting for text within a list item

I want to scrape a text within this website in google sheets with the IMPORTXML function. Through dev tools by inspecting the text in question, I get the corresponding HTML: <li _ngcontent-udl-c4="...
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Web App get url not working from IMPORTXML

My goal is to get data into my spreadsheet from my script that mimicks the way IMPORTXML works. I want to return html from my script and consume it with IMPORTXML. It's disabled now, but at the time ...
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IMPORTXML not working [duplicate]

I’m trying to scrap prices from various e-commerce site. However the IMPOrtxml function is not working For instance, https://shopee.sg/Ice-Silk-2019-Men-Underwear-Cool-Breathable-Comfortable-Sport-...
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Google Sheets: word count for a webpage content (url) for SEO

For SEO analysis, I am using Google Sheets to extract basic data from my own webpages. I am able to access page title, description, <h1> tags, or number of characters via LEN(): =IMPORTXML(A3, ...
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How to reference the result of a IMPORT function as a defined name in a single cell

Note: The motivation for my question is just formula readability. My sheet is working fine. Let's pretend I have an IMPORTXML function that's currently returning 2 columns and a varying number of ...
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Import the whole table from nextgenstats.nfl.com [closed]

I am trying to import the whole table from this site into a Google Sheet, but I keep getting the imported content empty error. I realize this error is very common and I have done my fair share of ...
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Inserting error (or spacer) when IMPORTXML can't scrape data in Google Sheets

I am using IMPORTXML to create what is essentially a vehicle inventory feed file. My issue arises when a price is not included in our main website. What seemingly is happening is when the price is ...
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Google Sheets ImportHTML formula not pulling table I need [duplicate]

I have a Google Sheet trying to pull website table using ImportHTML formula to get a table from https://mesowest.utah.edu/cgi-bin/droman/raws_ca_monitor.cgi?state=AZ&rawsflag=3 ImportHTML(https:...
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How to find the original source to get the xPath

I'm trying to get an updating list from a store on Taobao.com I've tried using importxml to get the list using xpath but I keep getting "import content is empty" error. =IMPORTXML("https://...
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ImportXML With Line Breaks Google Sheets

I am using ImportXML to get some data from a website which looks like the following: =ImportXML("https://www.papercall.io/events?cfps-scope=&keywords=uk","//div[@class='panel panel-default']") ...
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Google Sheets' IMPORTXML pulling from the wrong region

I'm using IMPORTXML to get the price of an electronics component from Mouser: If the prices are refreshed as a result of me editing the spreadsheet, it requests from my computer, and results in the ...
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ImportXML not loading due to number of requests

I am working on this sheet and it has a lot of ImportXML requests between columns N-Q. And because of the high number of requests, it seems like the ImportXML function is not working properly (it ...
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Scraping currency conversion rate from Oanda.com

A currency conversation formula for example: =GOOGLEFINANCE("CURRENCY:"&C$2, "price", A3,) Will display the closing price by default under "price". There is no option for the Average price. ...
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Get translation using Google Sheets and IMPORTXML

I want to scrap the phonetic guide for a translation in Google Translator using Google Sheets. For instance, if you enter the page: https://translate.google.com/#view=home&op=translate&sl=...
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Trying to fetch data from shopback.com.au with ImportXML function in google sheet

I am trying to fetch store name and cashback percentage from this website using google sheet's importxml function. Put following commands with no success. Please help =importxml("https://www....
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I am looking to fetch a table from a website in Google Sheets

I want the first table on this URL https://www.cashbackmonitor.com/cashback-store/amazon/ in my google sheet. When I put this function (below), I can retrieve the first column of the first table e.g....
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IMPORTHTML - Can't find specific table on WNBA.com

https://www.wnba.com/stats/team-stats-advanced/#?Season=2018 Is the web page. I can't seem to find the table for advanced team rates or opponent.
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How to fetch data in Google sheet using Import XML function with Xpath?

https://www.monito.com/send-money/australia/india/aud/inr/1000 Please open the URL and see what Query should I put to extract following data (=IMPORTXML("https://www.monito.com/send-money/australia/...
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ImportXML not stable in Google Sheets, how can I improve that?

I have ImportXML in my spreadsheet. I am tracking the Alexa ranking of a list of websites. Here is the formula: =HYPERLINK(CONCAT("www.alexa.com/siteinfo/",A4), value(ImportXML(CONCATENATE("http://...
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Goggle Sheets IMPORTXML/REGEXEXTRACT out of date

Alright, so I found my basic answer from these posts, 2-3 years ago. Extract data from Steam Import total hours on Steam Steam has updated its website since then, so I've messed around with it and ...
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Extract Information from Webpage onto Google Sheets

I've been trying to grab some data from this webpage: https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/BZUN. I want to import the follower count (under the add to portfolio button) into a cell on google sheets. For ...
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IMPORTXML not updating for unknown reason

Doing a web scrapping exercise I found that after I was able to view the table in the aim sheet with IMPORTXML the formula stopped pulling/scrapping and an #N/A tag show up in its place.
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Import Bitcoin price in EUR using the IMPORTXML fucntion

Hello does anybody know how to import the Bitcoin price in euro into a Google Sheets document by using the IMPORTXML function? I am as far as I get the Bitcoin USD price - =IMPORTXML("https://...
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IMPORTXML reading decimal separator as thousands separator

When I import this item via IMPORTXML and the spreadsheet locale is US (or other country that uses dot as decimal separator) it works fine: =IMPORTXML("http://bvmf.bmfbovespa.com.br/cias-listadas/...
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Retrieve fund price from Vanguard website using importxml in Google Sheets

This was working in Google Sheets but now I get #N/A message: Imported Content is Empty A1: https://institutional.vanguard.com/web/c1/product-details/fund/1680 A2: //*[@id='dailyNavValue'] A3: ...
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How to import data from Investing.com into spreadsheet?

I want to import the live individual stock price in the Google Sheets as highlighted on the image. Is that possible? https://in.investing.com/equities/jagson-airlines-bo
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Get URL from web page using IMPORTXML

Though I am new to web scraping, but I have a hand on experience of web scraping using VBA (Excel) I am facing the following problem: I have tried all methods (ImportXML, ImportHTMP, ImportData, etc.)...
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IMPORTXML error - empty table

I am trying to import a table from the lower part of the following website to Google Sheets: https://vistacapital.com.br/ I used the formula: =IMPORTXML("https://vistacapital.com.br";"//*[@id='sos-...
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Google Spreadsheet IMPORTXML problem to extract from a web page

I'm trying to extract the "Comestibilité" and "Remarques" parts from a page using IMPORTXML in my Google Spreadsheet but I just can't get to them, they are generated by JavaScript but I cannot figure ...
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Syntax problem in ImportXML function [duplicate]

This is related to an earlier question regarding syntax issues with ImportXML function in Google Sheets relating to data from this providers web site: https://www.asxenergy.com.au/futures_au/N The ...
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Having syntax trouble with IMPORTXML Google Sheets function

I have been studying the various IMPORTXML examples posted however I have not been able to solve for the actual data I wish to pull in to my sheet. The page is here: https://aemo.com.au/Electricity/...
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My ImportXML with XPath doesn't work

I've got a problem. I'm trying to import data in my google sheet document using =ImportXML with XPath from this page : https://www.boursorama.com/bourse/produits-de-bourse/cours/warrants/...
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Import Price from Gamestop Into Google Sheets

I'm trying to obtain a price from a given Gamestop.com URL and have it imported into a Google Sheets document, but I can't seem to make it work. I've tried to use the importXML formula but don't seem ...
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Extract table from moneycontrol.com

I'm trying to extract data from a table into Google Sheets, from this webpage: http://www.moneycontrol.com/stocks/fno/marketstats/futures/gainers/homebody.php?opttopic=&optinst=allfut&...
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How to know if Google Sheets IMPORTDATA, IMPORTFEED, IMPORTHTML or IMPORTXML functions are able to get data from a resource hosted on a website?

Google Sheets has several import functions IMPORTDATA IMPORTFEED IMPORTHTML IMPORTXML Sometimes the above functions returns errors like #N/A Imported content is empty and would like to be sure that ...
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Getting GDP info by using importXML from IMF webpage

I'm going to get the updated GDP info by using importXML from IMF webpage. I type in the following in the spreadsheet, but it return "N/A" Is there anything wrong with my input? =importxml("http://...
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How to match XPath for Sheets IMPORTXML formula?

New with IMPORTXML, and having trouble matching the XPath on my URL The URL is https://phlanx.com/engagement-calculator?insta=accelerateokanagan The value I am trying to extract is the orange 4.4% ...
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Try to use importxml to get the GDP data from wiki, but can't make it

I want to get the US GDP data from wiki, with the following code, but can't make it. =importxml("https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_real_GDP_growth_rate","//*[@id='mw-content-text']/...
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Importxml convert content only

I am getting the price value from the website. I would like to make the value as static(remove formulas) to prevent auto refresh in sheet due to that the price values will change-- I don't want it. ...
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Imporxml is not price the data getting syntax error

importxml is working fine with manual insert but while updating with funtions getting syntax error. Kindly help me.. how to convert string to actual query. function Getdata() { var Technicals = ...
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Unable to importxml from this URL

I am trying to fetch url using =importxml in Google Sheets, but getting error message, could not connect to url. He is the formula which I am using: =IMPORTXML("https://api.exotel.com/v1/Accounts/...
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Trying to pull data from website into Google Sheet [closed]

I'm trying to pull the data from this website into a Google Sheet https://www.pgatour.com/stats/stat.194.html I've used =importhtml or =importxml in the past for this site, but I can't get it to ...
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I got this “Error: Imported content is empty”

I am trying to create a google sheet to combine some information. I want the sheet to pull information h index of my friend this is the code =IMPORTXML("https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?...