Learn how to scrape the web and automate processes with Apify. From beginner guides for using actors to advanced topics like migrations and performance.

In this section, you will find everything you need to begin using our platform.

If you're new to Apify, you can familiarize yourself with the basics of our ready-made web scraping tools here.

Our step-by-step guides will walk you through setting up your first web scraping job, after which you can get familiar with our tools by reading the tutorial for our Web Scraper (apify/web-scraper), the tutorial for our Cheerio Scraper (apify/cheerio-scraper), or the tutorial for our Puppeteer Scraper (apify/puppeteer-scraper).

If you're comfortable with JavaScript/Node.js and are looking to build your own actor from scratch, check out this guide on getting started with the Apify SDK.

We're constantly working on extending and improving this section. If you have suggestions or requests for specific tutorials, let us know using the Feedback button on the right.