Questions tagged [web-access]

Questions about using Mathematica for accessing web sites and using such functions as URLFetch and URLSave.

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BlockchainBlockData request limit exceeded

I'm trying to replicate this Blog entry on Bitcoin queries: https://blog.wolfram.com/2021/05/25/sleuthing-darkside-crypto-ransom-payments-with-the-wolfram-language/ However, I don't get very far ...
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How to continue with my Wolfram cloud basic?

I have this simple question but failed to find an answer on the internet. So far (over a course of 6 months or so) I am using a free account called: Wolfram cloud basic. I use this to make some 3D ...
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Is there a CryptocurrencyData alternative to FinancialData?

What's the easiest way to ingest time series data on cryptocurrencies into Mathematica? I'm looking for up-to-date price, volume, and other properties for both major coins and altcoins.
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interact with web pages with many hyperlinks and search for a specific name or phrase How?

I have this code that shows many hyperlinks links = Import[ "http://www.liceobrainstorm.cl/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/", "Hyperlinks"] ...
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Easily download SE posts as notebooks?

Is there a common method of grabbing an SE post or answer here as a formatted notebook so that you can immediately run it, instead of copy-pasting the code blocks? I've heard SSE uses MarkdownSharp ...
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How to import a google sheets file that requires account login?

How do I import a google sheets file that is in my google drive? I tried the following: ...
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Can Google Earth images be imported?

I've searched for code and found nothing. Is this a server handshake problem? Below, GeoGraphics executes properly on wikimapia.org, but WebImage doesn't open earth.google.com to a coordinate. ...
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Accessing a web page

Hi I intend to import some data from this website but I cannot pass the validation process (of course I have the username and password). It seems that I have to give more inputs given the site ...
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Finding Vaccine Appointments in MA

Everyday I spend a crazy amount of time clicking though each maze of hyperlinks and forms on this horrendous site: https://vaxfinder.mass.gov/ Is there anyway that Mathematica can help speed up the ...
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Socket not ready but data is available

Background I am playing with https://github.com/arnoudbuzing/wolfram-server and I faced problems with requests that are slightly longer. I tried to narrow it down here. Problem This could be my ...
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Import CSV data from internet to mathematica [closed]

This Link has data in CSV format for 2015 and other years. I would like to get the data for 2015 (by clicking on 2015) but the CSV data format has more rows than Excel can handle and therefore the ...
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Chrome keeps changing the default download folder, Can I use WebExecute to override or otherwise convince Chrome to accept my preference?

I have been pleased to find WebExecute for logging into web sites and downloading data that is updated daily from other sources, but Chrome keeps downloading the files to the factory default /download ...
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How to use Import to extract data from website?

I would like to extract data of surface properties and grain boundary properties for Cu polymorph #0 from the website: http://crystalium.materialsvirtuallab.org using Mathematica. So far I tried with <...
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Get file downloaded from click in WebSession?

I'm downloading a file by clicking a button from chrome with the WebDriver functionality: ...
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Web crawler, where access is needed

I want to make a web crawler and download a bunch of files that are located in different directories on the website. Accessing the files need username and password input as well (the website is https:/...
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How to start an incognito web session?

Is this possible to do with StartWebSession, in either with Chrome or Firefox?
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WebSessionObject from Process

StartWebSession creates a websession which can be controlled with many commands to automate web stuff. It is limited -- what if one wants to include arguments to ...
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Using java-script code in Mathematica

I have the following HTML file stored on "C:\local.html": ...
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How to monitor multiple async image downloads?

I have a few thousand image urls that I want to download asynchronously, how can I do that while monitoring progress? I'm really asking for 5 things: Show dynamic progress in bar Downloads must be ...
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Expanding website file display ---------show files in full format

Many times looking for some material I find websites that seem to use a format that does not allow the file name to be fully visible. You download the file that you think it is and it turns out that ...
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Curl analog with URLRead/Execute?

I have a working curl command: curl https://myapp.herokuapp.com/doit -F filedata=@path/to/img.jpg How do I write this in the modern way with ...
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How to send keys to the element in focus with WebExecute

Exploring the WebExecute function, I would like to know how can I send key (or TypeElement) to the element in focus. Here is a toy code using Google. ...
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URLDownload(and URLSave, Import) “Error while processing content unencoding”

I'm downloading a file of exactly 1000K-size (https://gitee.com/WolframPaclet1/WolframPacletExtreme1/raw/master/Paclets/MXNetResources-WIN64-12.0.37.paclet.601) with ...
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How to use WebExecute to retrieve WebElementObject HTML?

I know that I can use WebExecute to retrieve WebElementObject text, as in this example: ...
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Bug in WebExecute TypeElement with diacritics characters [Solved]

[Solved in 12.1.1] When using WebExecute TypeElement, I get $Failed if I have a diacritics ...
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Can Delayed FormFunction redirect to itself (with body)

I want a FormFunction to show a history of inputs, by default an empty list. But once the submit is hit, the form should be reloaded with the history shown on top. ...
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Cannot launch Chrome or Firefox Driver with StartWebSession[]

The Mathematica 12 in my computer cannot launch Chrome or Firefox session correctly. The first error message is ...
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Basic API Key authentication not working with URLExecute

I am a newbie with RESTful APIs and have never tried accessing one from inside Mathematica. I am trying to access the Companies House API, in the UK. The following command works fine from the Terminal ...
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Decompose website into rectangular grid?

I'd like to take an image of a website and decompose it into a rectangular clustering of dominant pixels like this: What I've tried so far There are a few existing webpage segmentation solutions: ...
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Guide to capturing the complete image of given urls?

I'm trying to use WebImage[] to capture the complete image of a website (yes, it might be very tall). I seem to be having some issues with it: How to attempt to capture a complete image of the ...
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Make Mathematica aware of private root certificate authority

I have a private root certificate authority and when I use functions like URLRead[] to connect to a local HTTPS endpoint, I have to add ...
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SSL errors when using URLFetch or URLSave in versions 8 or 9

It seems that with Mathematica 8 and 9 it is not possible anymore to download files from SSL encrypted urls. In my case (Fedora 30) on Mathematica 8 (it has no ...
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URLSave in Mathematica 10 and 11 on Linux [closed]

It seems that URLSave doesn't work as expected with https links in Mathematica 10.4 on Linux. At least in my case (Fedora 30) for ...
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Convert Plot to Base64 [closed]

My goal is to get a Base64 string directly from a plot (or any Graphics object) in Mathematica such that, when using a Base64 decoder online, such as this one, I ...
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Using WebExecute to automatically download data

With WebExcute, I have been able to get access to a particular url https://www.hkex.com.hk/eng/sorc/options/statistics_hv_iv.aspx However, in this url, there is a quite a number of stock code that ...
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Privacy in web-queries [closed]

The question What information is sent to Wolfram Research when loading or working with Mathematica? describes the information sent to Wolfram's servers in routine Mathematica usage (Documentation ...
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How to use Mathematica in Chrome extension?

Now that the wolfram engine is free (for developers), I'd like to know how to use it within a chrome extension. It's easy to make a chrome extension, which is essentially just a JSON file with some ...
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Yahoo groups is going away: how can I download the old messages?

It looks like all the old email messages from my group are stored in web pages with URLs that look like this: ...
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Mathematica 12: Failure with URLRead

Bug introduced in 12.0 The following HTTP request fails to submit the body under version 12, but works in Mathematica 11: ...
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How to work with ElasticSearch in Mathematica?

Steps to install and run ElasticSearch: install Java (64-bit): https://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp download ElasticSearch (https://www.elastic.co/start) and extract archive in ...
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Can WebExcute click on a button on a webpage that has been created with Javascript?

In an effort to explore the new WebExecute capabilities in Version 12 I have created a simple algorithm to download some data that are stored on an external server and displayed on a webpage. I am ...
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Writing to ElasticSearch [duplicate]

Could someone kindly direct me to suitable documentation, Wolfram or otherwise, to connect Mathematica to an ElasticSearch instance. I don't need anything complicated just sufficient to write a record ...
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How to extract audio from a Youtube video

Is it possible to extract audio from a Youtube video using Mathematica? I have looked at this post and figured out that it is impossible to download videos with the Youtube API. Are there any possible ...
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Temporarily simulate being offline programmatically

Today I am running Mathematica from a computer that is permanently connected to our university network. Because of a number of reasons, I am not allowed to disconnect my computer from our network. My ...
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web scraping images

I am trying to load player profile pictures from the following page: https://www.transfermarkt.com/manchester-united/startseite/verein/985/saison_id/2006# I use the following code: ...
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Mathematica equivalent of a curl snippet

Is there any documentation anywhere on how to convert an invocation of curl into the Mathematica equivalent (using for example ...
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Unable to use the Import[] function to get the clickable hyperlinks of a page

I can get the hyperlinks of the Google search result of "Wolfram" by using the following code: Import["https://www.google.nl/search?q=Wolfram", "Hyperlinks"] Now ...
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How do I import changing/dynamic data on a webpage?

A remote device (sensor) is sending measurements (that I get in JSON format) to a given URL and is sending new measurements (data points) every couple of minutes. I cannot share the URL but the ...
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“Accept” header in HTTP request for DOI Content Negotiation

I am trying to get the .bib info from a DOI, following the guide here. Basically, I wish to run ...
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Using URLExecute to login to website

One of my students is doing summer research for a local company to help analyze some of their data. Trouble is, the web interface they provide for downloading the data only allows one to download one ...

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