How to scrape Kijiji

How to scrape Kijiji

Kijiji is the leading Canadian classified ads website allowing its users to reach a wide audience of potential buyers by posting different products/services including clothing, real estate, cars, furniture, different services, and many more.

It is possible for users to search for products and services on Kijiji based on a variety of filters, such as location, category, keyword search, etc.

The platform is ideal both for B2B and B2C sales. 

However, to find the best deals on Kijiji, one needs to collect a load of product data. 

For saving time and money, we recommend using no-code web scraping tools.

Hexomatic offers a scraping recipe template made specifically for Kijiji that allows to scrape any listings from Kijiji instantly.

Let’s explore how to use it to get any Kijiji product listings you need. 

To get started, login or sign up for a Hexomatic account.

Step 1: Go to the Public Recipe Library

From your dashboard, select Recipe Library to access the public scraping recipes. 

Step 2: Capture the desired page URL(s)

Go to https://www.kijiji.ca/ and capture the desired product listings page URL(s).

For example:

Step 3: Select the “Kijiji listings” recipe via data input

From the Recipe Library, select the “Kijiji listings” recipe and choose the “Use with data input” option.

Step 4: Add the captured page URL(s)

Next, add the previously captured product page URLs using the Manual paste/list of inputs option. You can add a single URL or URLs in bulk.

Step 5: Add the “Kijiji listings” recipe to workflow

Next, add the “Kijiji listings” recipe to your workflow, selecting data input as the source. 

Step 6: Run the workflow

Click “Run now” to run your workflow and get the results. 

Step 7: View and Save the results

Once the workflow has finished running, you can view the results and export them to CSV or Google Sheets.


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