Automate finding some words on a webpage and then if found do something

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  1. Alex Ransome

    Alex Ransome New Member

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    Hi,

    What I'm trying to do is take a list of websites that are in a spreadsheet column and have a web browser visit each site, search for some words in the text from another column and then if the words are found put the number of found words in a third column.

    I have Automator to use and know that you can have Applescript run in side an Automator workflow, but I'm no good with any programming language, just too old to 'get it'.

    I also have iMarcos installed.

    Sounds like a lot to me ...

    Thanks for any replies.
     
    Alex Ransome, Oct 15, 2013
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    Kaveman VIP Member

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    Yes, it is a lot.
    Parsing or whats call scraping a page is very difficult, and impossible in Automator.
     
    Kaveman, Oct 15, 2013
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