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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Use Bright Data’s web scraping tool,
or purchase a custom dataset

  • 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
  • Adapts with time: when Medium changes its site structure, Bright Data updates the code
  • 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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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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How to develop a web scraper


Choose from ready-made code templates or start from scratch


Develop and customize your scraper using Bright Data’s ready-made scraping functions
Develop and customize your scraper


Choose when to get the data: In real-time or batches
Choose when to get the data


Choose the file format and where to send the data
Choose format and where to send the data

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