How to use Scrapy Items — 05 — Python Scrapy tutorial for beginners

DavidMM
DavidMM
Oct 9, 2019 · 4 min read

Original post Python Scrapy tutorial for beginners — 05 — How to use Scrapy Items

The goal of scraping is to extract data from websites. Without Scrapy Items, we return unstructured data in the form of Python dictionaries: An easy way to introduce typos and return faulty data.

Luckily, Scrapy provides us with the Item class: A class we can inherit to make our data more structured and stronger, yielding a Python object.