What tools do you use to generate css/xpath selectors?

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  • ScrapeMate

    Scraping assistant tool. Editing and maintaining CSS/XPath selectors across webpages.

    ScrapeMate

  • sanitize-html

    Clean up user-submitted HTML, preserving whitelisted elements and whitelisted attributes on a per-element basis. Built on htmlparser2 for speed and tolerance

    Sometimes I use sanitize-html to clean up the html and ask chatgpt to help me refine my selectors.

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