Changedetection proxy integration

Changedetection Proxy Integration

What is Changedetection?

ChangeDetection.io is an advanced website change detection and monitoring tool that keeps you updated in real-time. With this tool, you can effortlessly track and receive notifications about changes happening on 1000’s of web pages. It enables you to monitor specific elements, ensuring you stay focused on the information that matters most to you.

It can perform automated actions on websites, such as searches, logins, restock monitoring
and interactions with fields and buttons. With multi-channel notifications, you can receive change alerts through various platforms including Discord, Slack, Telegram, and email, ensuring you never miss important updates.

Unlock the Benefits of Bright Data Proxies with Changedetection.io

  • Access the world’s largest proxy pool with 72+ million IPs, including datacenter, residential, mobile, and ISP proxies.
  • Gain real-time visibility into traffic with live previews.
  • Utilize logs and statistics for comprehensive insights.
  • Optimize bandwidth and reduce costs through traffic splitting rules.
  • Ensure reliable data retrieval with automatic request retries.
  • Overcome captchas and adapt to markup changes effortlessly.
  • Customize headers and SSL fingerprints with ease.
  • Enjoy IP rotation and session management for enhanced anonymity.
  • Seamlessly integrate with existing workflows through the user-friendly API.
  • Experience unparalleled web monitoring capabilities by leveraging Bright Data Proxies with Changedetection.io.

How to setup Changedetection
with Bright Data proxies:

Change detection signup

Subscribe to changedetection.io:

You will receive your credentials via email.

Changedetection settings

Click on "Settings" in the top menu.

Once you are logged in, click on “Settings” in the top menu

Captcha and proxies

Select "Captcha & Proxies."

Click on the ‘CAPTCHA & Proxies’ tab

Proxy name

Enter the proxy name.

  • This name will be used for proxy selection in the “Edit>Watch” settings.
  • Input the proxy URL in the following format: http://username:password@host:port.
Proxies and infra

Bright Data credentials:

To obtain your proxy credentials, go to Bright Data “Proxies & Scraping Infra” and click on the proxy zone name.

Access parameters

Access parameter:

Find the Username, Password, Host, and Port under the access parameter option.

Enter proxy URL in Changedetection.io:

Create your proxy URL in the recommended format, such as http://brd-customer-zone11:@brd.superproxy.io:22225. Paste it under Proxy URL and Save.

Monitor iwth proxies

Monitor with proxies:

When setting up a web page to monitor with proxies, click on “Edit>Watch.”

Request tab

Select Bright Data proxies:

In the request tab, select the previously configured Bright Data proxy. Save the changes.

Click preview

Click preview:

By clicking “Preview,” the web page will be monitored using the Bright Data proxies.

Event log

Event log:

To confirm the use of your Bright Data proxy, refer to the Event Log section in your Proxies & Scraping Infrastructure dashboard.

Conclusion

Integrating Bright Data proxies with Changedetection.io empowers you with advanced web monitoring capabilities. With access to a vast proxy pool, real-time visibility, automated actions, and customizable features, you can effortlessly track changes across thousands of web pages. Enhance your monitoring experience by following the provided steps to seamlessly integrate Bright Data proxies with Changedetection.io. Unleash the power of this combination and stay ahead of the game.

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