Unfurling Product Information from Links

We are very excited to announce that our OpenGraph unfurling API can now pick out product details and prices from URLs. As you can see below, our API produces easily consumable JSON with product information so you don’t have to worry about it! Getting price information off of a webpage seems a fairly trivial task [...]

By | January 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unfurling Product Information from Links

Scraping site metadata with Node

Getting started with scraping metadata from websites using NodeJS is pretty easy, especially for newer sites. The difficulty comes once you want to start supporting the long tail of older or non-standard sites out there. Supporting the long-tail is where OpenGraph.io can help. First, lets init a new node project: npm init Next, we'll install [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Scraping site metadata with Node

Trying to Display Links the way Facebook Does? Go with the Flow!

So you're building a new app and you want to elegantly display a link for a user.  Ideally, you do something like what Facebook/LinkedIn/etc does so the user can see what they may be getting themselves into before clicking the link.  Great, we know what we want, so how do we pull it off? Its [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trying to Display Links the way Facebook Does? Go with the Flow!