Web Scraping of Quotes from Famous People using R Take 1

SUMMARY: The purpose of this project is to practice web scraping by gathering specific pieces of information from a website. The web scraping code was written in R and leveraged the rvest package.

INTRODUCTION: A demo website, created by Scrapinghub, lists quotes from famous people. It has many endpoints showing the quotes in different ways, and each endpoint presents a different scraping challenge for practicing web scraping. For this Take1 iteration, the R script attempts to follow the page links and scrape the quote information off each page.

Starting URLs: http://quotes.toscrape.com/

The source code and JSON output can be found here on GitHub.