Find any cookie in 4 easy steps
In the post Don’t always scrape HTML, use website’s xhrRequests instead we showed how you can find the API endpoints that dynamic websites use to fetch data.
In some cases, the cURL request needs cookies to be valid, and these cookies might expire. Here is a short step-by-step gui on how you can easily find the required cookies without having to go though the Chrome Developers tool.
- Install the Chrome extension Edit This Cookie
- Navigate to the website you want to retrieve cookies from
- Search for the Edit This Cookie icon in the task bar, click on it
- Locate the cookie you’re looking for and copie the value