How to scrape images from any website – no coding required

Need product listing images for your eCommerce store or images from a specific website?

You could manually right-click on each image or you could use a web scraper to perform the task automagically at scale.

This is useful for many industries, including eCommerce, research, real estate, hospitality, tourism, and more. 

With Hexomatic you can scrape all the images (or any type of asset from pdf to mp3 files) from the entire website in just a few clicks – No python code or complex software required. 

In this tutorial, we will show you two different ways to scrape images in bulk:

Method 1: Using our website crawler + files and document finder automation.

Method 2: Creating your own scraping recipe.

Method 1: How to scrape and save images from an entire website using the files and document finder

In this section, we will show you how to scrape images from a website so you can save them all to your computer.

Step 1:  Create a new workflow from automation

To get started, create a new workflow from automation, choosing the crawler automation.

Step 2: Add the Crawler automation

Next, add the crawler automation, inserting the URL you want to crawl in the Source URL field.
Select the URL types to crawl, the limit of URLs to crawl, and your proxy mode. 

Then, click Continue. 

Step 3: Add the File and document finder automation

Next, add the file and document finder automation, selecting crawled URL as the source. 

Select the desired extension. In this case, we select .PNG, .JPG, and .JPEG formats to scrape images from the URLs.  Select the URL type (Internal/External/All).

Next, there are two possible ways you can proceed: You can save the images to a zip file or export them to your Google Drive. Below, we will demonstrate how to do each method. 

Step 4A: To save the images to a zip file add the files compressor automation

If you want to save the images directly to your device, use the files compressor automation. This will compress all the images into one convenient file you can download and extract on your computer.

Add the files compressor automation, selecting all file links as the source.

 

Step 4B: To save to Gdrive add the Google drive (export/sync) automation

Optionally, you can export your images to your Google drive by using our Google (export/sync) automation. 

Step 5: Run or schedule the workflow

Now, you can run your workflow to get the images. 

Method 2: How to create your own scraping recipe to get all the images from a page


Now, let’s see how you can scrape images from a webpage on autopilot using our Hexomatic scraping recipe builder. 

Step 1: Create a new scraping recipe

Go to your dashboard and create a blank scraping recipe.

Step 2: Add the website URL 

Next, add the website URL to scrape images from. Then, click Preview.

Step 3: Select the images to scrape

Select the image to scrape and choose Select all for scraping all the images of the same type on the webpage. Then, choose Source url as the type of the element and click Save. 

Step 4 – Create a new workflow from a scraping recipe

Next, there are two possible ways you can proceed: You can save the images to a zip file or export them to your Google Drive. Below, we will demonstrate how to do each method.

Step 5A – To save these to a zip file, add the files compressor automation

If you want to save the images directly to your device, use the files compressor automation. This will compress all the images into one convenient file you can download and extract on your computer.

Add the files compressor automation, selecting the property (in this case: product images) as the source.

Then, click Continue.

Step 5B To export the images to Google Drive

To export the images to Google drive, you need to add the Google Drive (export/sync) automation.

After filling in all the required fields, click Continue.

Step 6: Run the workflow

Now you can run the workflow to view the results. 


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