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Taobao Web Scraper, Taobao Data Extraction

Taobao web scraper

We develop web scraping software more than 10 years. Taobao is popular source for web scraping. If you need to order Taobao web scraping service and to receive actual and real-time Taobao data contact us.

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Taobao web scraper exports (daily) all data from Taobao site and saves to Shopify/WooCommerce or files: csv,excel,xml,json. Taobao web scraper allows you to export data to online stores: Shopify,WooCommerce,Prestashop automatically.

Taobao web scraper is based on Web scraping tool “Runner”. “Runner” is an universal tool for scraping and it could be configured for Taobao site with your custom requirements. “Runner” allows users to scrape data from Taobao site and to export to csv, excel, json or xml files even sync with online stores.
So if you need to use Taobao scraper you can use this web scraping tool: you will have access to your private area at our site where you can run your scraper tasks for Taobao, define links for scraping and run tasks itself.
Contact us and we will configure our Web scraping tool “Runner” for your case.

Taobao is an online store that is run by the Alibaba Group with the majority of the customers came from Hong-Kong, Taiwan, Macau, and Mainland China. The Taobao eCommerce store appeared on the Chinese eCommerce market in 2003, and its core aim was to stop eBay extension to China. Thus, for less than two years Taobao has become the market leader and kept its leading position till nowadays. In general, it allows any sellers to place any products with fixed prices or even put them up for auction and any shopper to choose the appropriate merchant based on the reviews and feedbacks. Also, the store functionality provides effective on-the-go communication between a merchant and a shopper mainly thanks to the in-built live chat. If you want to buy from Taobao, you will need to use the Ali Pay system despite whether you are from China or any other country.

Get demo / samples data from the old projects for the last 4-6 years here Remind that these files are just a samples! For your case it will adjusted with your requirements.

Taobao price monitoring

Export Taobao real-time prices and stocks daily or with required frequency

Here on MyDataProvider, we provide price monitoring services, Check our solution for real-time price monitoring : real-time web scraping allows our clients to get actual prices and stocks levels from Taobao site: our Web scraping tool “Runner” can be configured for scraping prices from Taobao site.

Taobao content extraction

Do not copy-paste content – allow Taobao web scraper to do that for you!

Extract name, description, sku, id, images, features, options. Save to files: csv,xml,json,excel. Get solution to extract content from Taobao website.
Extract the next Taobao fields:

Fields Comment
name, sku, price, description
quantity or availability If quantity is accessible we extract as is , if no we determine availability and if item is available set quantity = 5 if no = 0
all images all images will be scraped and we will save them as urls.
features each feature will extracted separately and will saved to appropriate columns or tags
options (size, color etc) each combination with specific set of size or color will be saved correctly and all related images will be saved for such combination
categories with structure you can extract full category path for each items and to get full hierarchy for source catalog

Sync Taobao products with Shopify

You can import / update all products from Taobao to your Shopify store

Our solutions support direct import via Shopify API to your Shopify store. It allows you to skip using csv file, you do not need them. All products from Taobao will be created at your Shopify store automatically. Get more info about shopify product variant api .

Sync Taobao products with WooCommerce

You can import / update all products from Taobao to your WooCommerce store

Our solutions support direct import via WooCommerce API v2 to your WooCommerce store. All products from Taobao will be created at your Shopify store automatically. Get more info about WooCommerce REST API.

Translate Taobao to your language

You can translate all content for all Taobao items

Our solution supports products translation via google translation services. You need to have your own Google translation API key and our solution will translation all text automatically. Use Google translation API for automatic translation of all content from Taobao site to your target language. Get more info about google translation api setup.

Taobao drop shipping

Sync products from Taobao directly with your online store!

You can use our solution for Taobao dropshipping. It allows you to start your Taobao dropshipping and resell Taobao products. If you just start drop shipping we recommend to use Shopify platform and to read about what is drop shipping exactly at The Ultimate Guide to Dropshipping by Corey Ferreira. Here on MyDataProvider, we have software for direct data import / update into online stores from Taobao site.

How does it work?

It is really simple.

  • 1. You select or insert category or product URL you want to sync with your store into our web scraper.
  • 2. Press run and wait till Taobao scraping task will be finished.
  • 3. At project settings you can define how to change prices by formulas (automatically!). sample: +80% for T-shirts and +20% for TV
  • 4. Once set up it. It will work for you daily!
You can import products directly to your store

  • From Taobao to Shopify
  • From Taobao to WooCommerce
  • From Taobao to Prestashop
  • From Taobao to Magento
  • From Taobao to OpenCart
and sync Taobao items 24/7 automatically You can use Taobao Web Scraper for Taobao Drop Shipping and export data from Taobao site into your store.
Taobao Web Scraper exports data to file (csv,xml, json or excel) and you can import Taobao data directly into your online store: shopify,woocommerce, opencart,prestashop,ccvshop.

Taobao API

Get Taobao data via Web API

We can provide access for Taobao data via API for you. Taobao API allows you to receive structured data. Our web scraper extracts data from HTML page source and converts data to ready for use formats. You can integrate Taobao data into your project or application easily. Save your time just try to use Taobao API for your software.


  • Formats: JSON,XML,CSV;
  • API access to the latest dataset (updated daily or with required frequency);
  • API access to real-time Taobao data. Use case: you request a Taobao product url or keyword – and receive a response with data;
  • Callback to your handler on event when new data is ready.
If you want to know more about Rest API read this article from Redhat about Rest API

Taobao Proxy

Get Taobao proxy list. Get validated proxy list for Taobao site. Validation each 5-15 minutes for each proxy server.

If you want to extract data from Taobao site directly via your own Taobao web scraping software or script (python,js,php,java.c#,go). You need to use proxy for Taobao. Our company provides Taobao proxy list that we verify via our internal tools and check if it is OK now for web scraping. It will help you to save a lot of time on building similar software on your side.

We have own solution for web scraping and we can extract data from any web site.

What we do

We provide managed Taobao web scraping or Taobao price monitoring services for retailers.

When you need that

When you need to scrape data
from Taobao site
1 time or periodically.

Results you will get

Using our web scraping services you can extract Taobao data and save to
csv, json, xml or excel files.

Taobao web scraping FAQ

How do you get Taobao data? We scrape Taobao data via web scraping directly from Taobao website.
Can I save Taobao scraped data to files? Yes, you can: excel,json,xml,csv.
Can I scrape Taobao data daily or periodically ? Yes, we you can do that : Taobao scraper has scheduler where you can setup it.
Can I determine urls to extract? Yes, you can do that via web interface in browser at Taobao web scraper.
Can I extract all items from 1 Taobao category? Yes, you can do that easily because Taobao web scraper supports that.


Plan1 99 USD / monthly for 1000 Taobao products daily (real-time extraction). order
Plan2 150 USD / monthly for 3000 Taobao products daily (real-time extraction). order