- Video Tutorials
- Step-By-Step Guides
- Common tracker problems and solutions
- Account upgrading and cancellations
- Tracking Internet content with OnWebChange
- What are 'Checks Per Month'?
- The 'Tracker Importer'(bulk tracker management)
- PayPal Suspended subscriptions
Tracking Internet content with OnWebChange
There are three distinct ways to track changes to Internet content with OnWebChange
1. Tracking specific parts of web pages
With OnWebChange you can track specific parts of any public web page by using 'CSS Selectors', for example just the price of a shop product, or job listing for a particular company website, version numbers of software... or anything you want. You can even track multiple parts of the same web page.
This is arguably the most powerful and most unique feature of OnWebChange.
2. Changes to online files
OnWebChange also allows you to track changes to online files such as PDF documents, images, videos - or any type of file you wish.
This is very useful to track content that would otherwise be impossible, for example OnWebChange could track changes to data graphs and charts, maps, diagrams, terms and conditions PDF files...
3. Changes to files as plain text
With OnWebChange, you can also track web pages as 'plain text'. Although you will not be able to track individual part of the page, you can track changes to things like the html markup and embedded scripts. However, this technique is mainly useful for tracking non-html, but plain text files, such as text, CSV, JSON and xml files.
When tracking content as plain text you can also employ the Rules engine to notify only when the content contains certain words or phrases.