By Dirk Hoekstra on 29 Dec, 2020
Scraping the web can be hard!
In this article I will outline the most common problems that you may encounter when using ScraperBox.
A lot of issues can be fixed by setting
Our basic proxy network consists of datacenter proxies.
These are relatively easy to detect by websites, and as a result you might encounter some
403 Forbidden responses.
The servers are constantly refreshed, so on some days you might encounter more
403 responses than on other days.
A way to overcome almost all
403 responses is to use residential proxies by setting
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Dirk Hoekstra has a Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence degree and is the co-founder of Scraperbox.
He is a technical author on Medium where his articles have been read over 100,000 times.
Founder of multiple tech companies of which one was acquired in 2020.