Fix a VPS based web scrapper

Posted 4 weeks ago

The web scrapper / monitor tool is currently experiencing some issues with its functionality, and we need someone to help fix it.  It was set up on Contabo and was working fine until one of the site we are monitoring implemented Cloudflare security feature.

Service 1:
Every 15 minutes the server looks at our restaurant's profile on third party companies like, and checks if our service is offline. Services can be offline when physical devices are turned off for other reasons. When we are offline the server sends us an email alert so we can take appropriate action.

Actions: Checks every 15min and sends alerts if a service is down. It also updates the web spreadsheet and we can see the status of all our stores in one table.

Service 2:
Everyday at 9am UK time it looks at our review ratings on Google, Deliveroo, UberEats and Food Hygiene and updates the data in one single table for us to see. This will allow us to see how our locations are performing.

Actions: Check different partner sites, and update data on a spreadsheet.

It looks like these are the tools the developer used to build the bot. PHP, Node.js, Task Scheduler, Chrome, XAMPP, Sublime Text, SQLyog

All you need to do is figure out how the system was working and fix it or create a new feature to bypass the security issue.

The web bot is currently experiencing some issues with its functionality, and we need someone to help fix it. The successful candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting and resolving any issues that arise during the project.

To apply, please submit a proposal detailing your relevant experience, and how you can help with this project. We would also appreciate if you could provide links to some of your past completed projects that demonstrate your skills and expertise.

  • $200.00

  • Intermediate
    Experience Level
  • Remote Job
  • One-time project
    Project Type
Skills and Expertise
Full Stack Development Languages
Sublime Text 3 sqlyog XAMPP Stack
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About the client
Member since Oct 21, 2020
  • United Kingdom
    London 11:45 PM
  • 9 jobs posted
    34% hire rate, 1 open job
  • $1.6K total spent
    3 hires, 1 active

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