Scrape Yahoo search engine results with R

Learn how to scrape Yahoo search engine results with R using the {rvest} package

Antoine Soetewey
5 min readAug 24, 2023

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Scrape Yahoo search engine results with R
Photo by Luca Bravo

Introduction

Web scraping is the process of extracting data from websites. It is usually done in an automated manner to obtain a large amounts of data through various websites, without the need to gather data by hand.

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Antoine Soetewey

Doctoral researcher in statistics at UCLouvain. Interested in statistics, R, and making them accessible to everyone. Author of statsandr.com.