• Unlimited ImportXML’s on a Google Spreadsheet
  • Faster scraping


This is a new personal side project. That’s why it’s not on the SEER blog. Tweet me @iamchrisle if you find bugs or let me know if it works.

Try it out:

Use this template and and follow the instruction found on the first sheet

[Link to Google Doc]

Source code:

If you want to learn more about the tool, the only way right now is to read the code on GitHub. With time and feedback, I’ll add more directions.

[ImportXML2 source code]

In the future:

I’ll look to make an Excel plugin for it so you can do ImportXML in Excel.

2 thoughts on “ImportXML2

  1. Hi Chris, thank you for creating importxml2. This will be perfect for a tool I am constructing. I have copied the template spreadsheet and I am unable to get it to work. For example: the request =ImportXML2(“”, “//a/@href”) returns the following error:rror: Request failed for returned code 503. Truncated server response: … (use muteHttpExceptions option to examine full response) (line 44, file “Code”) Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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