Selector tools

Learn more about our selector tools for automating web actions and scraping data.

# Single Selector

The Single Selector's job is to capture without code the location of HTML elements Axiom the user wants to interact with, such as buttons.

You can use the tool in several different ways. The most straightforward method is point and click. However, you can also set custom selectors or select by just a text value.

This feature is found in the Click Element, Enter Text, Click Multiple Elements, Select List and file upload/download steps.

# Point and Click

The simplest way to select an element on the page is to point and click.

# Custom Selector

Use the custom selector feature to try different selectors.

# Select by text

You can also select an element by text. For example, you can type 'share' to click on a button with the text 'share'.

# Pass selectors from a Goggle sheet

You can pass selectors from other data sources, such as Google Sheets. For example, this technique could automate a calendar or a page with repeating buttons. The bot will loop through multiple selectors.

# Multi Selector

The Multi Selector's job is to capture without code the location of content the Axiom the user wants to scrape, just as text and images.

The tool works in columns and rows, just like a spreadsheet. You can scrape HTML, text, images, and links. You will find the Multi Selector in the 'Get Data from a Webpage' and 'Get Links' steps.

# Point, Click and add

The simplest way to select data to scrape of the page is to point and click, adding columns setting the type of data you want.

# Custom Selector

Use the custom selector feature to try different selectors.

# Pass selectors from a Goggle sheet

You can pass selectors from other data sources, such as Google Sheets.