Link selector is used for link selection and website navigation. If you use Link selector without any child selectors then it will extract the link and the href attribute of the link. If you add child selectors to Link selector then these child selectors will be used in the page that this link was leading to. If you are selecting multiple links then check multiple property.
Note! Link selector works only with
<a> tags with
href attribute. If the
link selector is not working for you then you can try these workarounds:
window.locationto change the URL. Web Scraper cannot handle this kind of navigation right now.
Navigate through multiple levels of navigation
For example an e-commerce site has multi level navigation -
categories -> subcategories. To scrape data from all categories and
subcategories you can create two Link selectors. One selector would select
category links and the other selector would select subcategory links that are
available in the category pages. The subcategory Link selector should be made
as a child of the category Link selector. The selectors for data extraction
from subcategory pages should be made as a child selectors to the subcategory