Medium Scraper

Scrape Medium and collect the following publicly available data points: articles, profiles, following list, followers list, images, comments, recommended, categories, and blog.

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Medium Scraper use cases

  • Identify trends
  • Gather engagement information
  • Extract author data
  • Scrape whole categories


Medium Scraper Overview

  • Data scraping with no infrastructure needed
  • Integrates with our industry-leading proxy services
  • Exclusive site unlocking technology
  • Scale quickly – gather as much data as you need quickly and reliably
  • Bright Data is fully compliant with all relevant data protection legal requirements, including GDPR and CCPA.


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Web Scraper IDE Features

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Pre-made web scraper templates

Adapt existing code to your needs. *Available for selected websites only.*

Interactive preview
Watch your code as you build it and debug errors in your code quickly
Built-in debug tools
Debug what happened in a past crawl to understand what needs fixing in the next version
Browser scripting in JavaScript

Handle your browser control and parsing codes with simple procedural JavaScript

Ready-made functions

Capture browser network calls, configure a proxy, extract data from lazy loading UI, and more!

Easy parser creation

Write your parsers in cheerio and run live previews to see what data it produced

Auto-scaling infrastructure

You don’t need to invest in the hardware or software to manage an enterprise-grade web scraper


Emulate a user in any geo-location with built-in fingerprinting, automated retries, CAPTCHA solving, and more.

Built-in debug tools

Trigger crawls on a schedule or by API, and connect our API to major storage platforms

What are the use cases of Medium scraped data?

  • Easily find popular topics and articles by scraping titles and tags
  • Analyze the writing tone and sentiment by scraping full articles
  • Research the performance of your own publications by scraping the engagement data on a daily or hourly basis
  • Build a knowledge base which relies on information scraped from Medium articles
  • Find the best writers to collaborate with
  • Train machine learning models by using texts from Medium
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