Now there's a DreamWeaver plug-in that makes scraping easy for dummies.
If you have no web skills just use Site Import and rip off an entire site at once.
Why learn how to design a site, create your own content, or any of that nonsense when you can just quickly and rapidly download someone's site instead?
This is cute:
That's a nice theory until a bot blocker shuts your import down in mid-scrape.
No limit retrievalWith Site Import 2.0 you can import as many pages from a site as you'd like – no more limits!
And my personal fave:
I'm not sure that stealing is a time-honored tradition even if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Learn from the prosLearning by example is a time-honored tradition on the Web
And last but not least:
Grab your ankles and bend over while it extracts hundreds of thousands of pages from your database-driven site and pushes you over your monthly bandwidth allotment.
Dynamic and database-driven sites, too!Site Import works its magic with all kinds of Web sites – including those developed with ASP, ColdFusion, PHP or even .NET.
Don't know what user agent they use for this process but I'm pretty sure my sites (not this blog) are pretty safe from this shit except for the first few pages scraped while determining it's not a human at the controls.