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Is there a way to make the Google Speradsheet fetch data (ImportXML) wait a longer time to time out?

I use Google Spreadsheet to grab some data from Alexa.com However, it would time out for some cases. Is there a way to make it (the ImportXML method) wait longer?
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Extracting data from website [duplicate]

First of all I don't have much experience with google sheets (just the basic) and I am doing (for myself) an investment/price tracker and I need to extract from this website the number "32.07&...
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Google Sheets importxml() showing “Imported Content Empty” [duplicate]

I'm would like to fetch some information(price, address, etc.) from this website: https://www.realtor.ca/on/barrie/real-estate using importxml function. I'm getting a message "Imported Content ...
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Import data from Investing.com or other sites into spreadsheet not possible anymore? [duplicate]

I wanted to import from the section of historic data high/low prices in weekly ranges. For example from this site: https://www.investing.com/indices/us-30-historical-data I tried =INDEX(IMPORTHTML(&...
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How should I go about populating a Google Sheet with website metadata?

I am creating a table in Google Sheets that will allow me to aggregate various metrics that are relevant for a web-based company. The website has about 3000 pages, most of which are 1000+ word blogs. ...
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Google Sheets importxml help [duplicate]

I am trying to scrape the number of photos statistic from a Facebook Group (currently 432,780) at: https://m.facebook.com/groups/553511078046085?view=info I have copied the relevant xpath and used the ...
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Issues with auto updating IMPORTXML (google sheets) [duplicate]

I have a spreadsheet monitoring my Stocks and cryptos etc on Google Sheets. I have a formula which 50% works and auto updates and 50% doesnt work and comes up with 'N/A : Could not fetch URL'...when ...
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Import XML intermittently doesnt work but sometimes does on Google Sheets (currencies/shares etc)..Image attached [duplicate]

I have a spreadsheet monitoring my Stocks and cryptos etc on Google Sheets. I have a formula which 50% works and auto updates and 50% doesnt work and comes up with 'N/A : Could not fetch URL'...when ...
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How to import Telegram post views to Google Sheet?

I have a list of Telegram post links, and I want to use a formula like IMPORTXML to automatically import their post views to Google Sheet. I know this formula import the number of subscribers to ...
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Google Sheet Importxml did not work with div shown after I click button

I tried to extract Google Map link from web site using Importxml function of Google Sheet, anyway the data will show up after I click a button as picture below ( the div will show after I click a ...
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How to format this result in Google Sheet as a table again after importxml of nested table?

I used this formula in Google Sheets : =importxml("https://www.investing.com/equities/aboitiz-equity-balance-sheet","//tr") However, it is a nested table, so the values are not ...
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How to import ALL tickers from investing.com to Google Sheets?

I waste a lot of time tumbling from one country list of stocks (on investing.com) to another looking for stocks to buy. How can I aggregate stocks from all countries (and exchanges) to one sheet, with ...
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How to split imported table data from web page to Headers in first row, and linked data in second row

When I use =transpose(concatenate(IMPORTXML(A1,F21))) all the table data headers & data) is imported into one cell. Note: A1 is url: https://wallmine.com/asx/a2m, and F21 is xPath: //div[@data-...
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Google Sheets importxml() can't fetch from http://www.aastocks.com/ [duplicate]

I'm trying to fetch data using importxml() but it just fails with "#N/A". I have tried it on other pages and works fine. But it doesn't work on this site, and I don't know why. Here is the ...
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Using importXML in in Google Sheets to pull data under a “b class” [duplicate]

Looking at this page: https://www.mycryptobuddy.com/BitcoinMiningCalculator/path?hashrate=110&powerCost=0.059&power=3250&hardwareCost=4050 There is a line that says "Profitable in 10 ...
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Sheets - Import XML pulling specific table values not working [duplicate]

I have been trying to pull specific values from the "on-ice" chart and applying this to many players at once but I cannot seem to string together the correct path to achieve this. Here is ...
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Data Scrape to Google Sheets from MyFitnessPal.com

I would like to be able to pull the macronutrient (and more if possible) data from MyFitnessPal using what i assume would need to be an importhtml() or importxml() function directly onto a google ...
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Google Sheets IMPORTXML shows “”Meet Google Drive“ one day and ”#N/A" the next

I am trying to import a simple xml file into a new Google Sheet, via the importxml function: importxml("https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1HqnptNBNn3yyjvaEVDNOpEWjegchwMpU", "//") ...
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Trying to fetch data from https://ark.intel.com/ with Google Sheet functions [duplicate]

I'm trying to read the datasheet at this page inside a google sheet. However, both IMPORTXML (1) and IMPORTHTML (2) return #N/A. Whats's wrong? (1) IMPORTXML(A1,"//div[contains(@class, 'specs-...
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Trying to fetch data from www.csgoempire.com with ImportXML function

I am trying to fetch data from this link using Google Sheets' ImportXML function. This is a betting site, and the link displays a list of roulette roll IDs on 26 June 2020. I am trying to fetch that ...
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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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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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Getting distance between 2 postcodes using Google Maps in Google Sheets [closed]

This topic has been brought up a few times - but I've tried every option in Google Sheets but it keeps returning "Imported Content is empty" on my function The code I'm using is below (...
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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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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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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 ...