We are thrilled to introduce the new ‘Fetch-Webpage-Data’ feature. With this new feature, you can now use any web page data as a knowledge repository to better answer user questions.

The internet is one of the greatest technological achievements of mankind. It’s an extremely comprehensive resource that can be used to get information related to a plethora of topics and interestsIn the same light, 

If you have missed the previous feature update, click here.

What’s ‘Fetch-Webpage-Data’?

 

Be it an important data in a tabular form on some website or a list of events that you want to refer to.  The new feature helps you store the data as a knowledge base for your chatbots. Moreover, you can import the data from various structured data types such as XML, HTML, CSV, TSV, and RSS and ATOM XML feed.

As Hybrid.Chat’s chatbots are powered by Google Sheets, you can use the following to get the data:

  • IMPORTDATA: To import data from a URL in .tsv (tab-separated value) or .csv (comma-separated value) format.
  • IMPORTXML: To import data from XML with Xpath Query
  • IMPORTFEED: To import ATOM or RSS feed.
  • IMPORTRANGE: To important a range of cells from a given spreadsheet.
  • IMPORTHTML: To import data from a list or table within an HTML page.

Cori ImportXML Formula

We implemented this feature in our Coronavirus Self-help Bot: Cori to fetch the data from World Of Meters for providing updates to users. 

 

Fetch Webpage Data feature

 

Fetching information from credible sources will enable you to assist your customers in the best possible way. Not only does it improve the quality of your customer service but it also ensures that only reliable information is being shared with them.

Save your time and effort by simply using our latest feature to share the right information at the right time. 

 

Get in touch with us if you need any help in implementing this feature. Or, you can begin building a chatbot here. 🤟

Cheers!