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A script to automatize what you already do by hand anyway on wg gesucht (i.e clicking on the ads and sending your saved message)
require 'rubygems'
require 'mechanize'
DEBUG = true
SEPARATOR = '========'
BASE_URL = 'https://www.wg-gesucht.de'
LANG = 'en'
CITY = 'berlin'
# this is what you find in the url when tweaking the filtering of the results
FILTER = 'a6349c9d478d85ff9590d585f4dd1aa689187c5117790d1f43'
URL = "#{BASE_URL}/#{LANG}/wg-zimmer-in-#{CITY}.8.0.0.0.html?filter=#{FILTER}"
def log text
if DEBUG
puts text
end
end
def pretty_log text
log SEPARATOR
log text
log SEPARATOR
end
def login page
page = page.form_with(:id => 'login_form') do |form|
form.rsLoginEmail = 'YOUR_EMAIL'
form.rsLoginPasswort = 'YOUR_PASSWORD'
end.submit
page
end
def logged_in? page
!page.link_with(:text => 'Sign Out').nil?
end
def next_page agent, page
next_page_link = page.at("//ul[@class='pagination pagination-sm']/li/a[strong='»']")
if next_page_link == nil || next_page_link.parent['class'] == "disabled"
nil
else
agent.click(next_page_link)
end
end
def get_id link
link.href[/.*\.(.*).html/, 1]
end
def random_sleep low, high
sleep(rand(low..high))
end
def clean_links links, contacted_ad_ids
# reject duplicate, nil links and ads already contacted
links.uniq! { |link| link.href }
links.reject! { |link| link.href.nil? || contacted_ad_ids.include?(get_id(link)) }
links
end
agent = Mechanize.new
agent.get(URL) do |page|
log "Login..."
random_sleep 0, 2
home_page = login page
if !logged_in? home_page
log "Error with login, aborting"
exit
end
log "Logged in!"
log "Retreving already contacted ads..."
random_sleep 0, 2
# get urls of already contacted ads, with high number of contacted ads, check if the page is paginated or not
contacted_ads_page = agent.click(home_page.link_with(:text => 'Contacted Ads'))
contacted_ad_links = contacted_ads_page.links_with(:class => 'fav_klein', :href => /^((?!javascript).)*$/)
contacted_ad_ids = contacted_ad_links.map { |link| get_id(link) }
# get links for every ads that match the filter (need to loop through pages)
page_nb = 1
links = []
while !home_page.nil? do
pretty_log "Page #{page_nb}"
random_sleep 2, 10
page_links = home_page.links_with(:class => /ansicht/)
filtered_links = clean_links(page_links, contacted_ad_ids)
log "#{filtered_links.size} new ads..."
links += filtered_links
home_page = next_page agent, home_page
page_nb += 1
end
current_url = agent.page.uri.to_s
if current_url.include? "cuba"
"WG-Gesucht busted us! You need to go to #{current_url} and enter a captcha"
exit
end
log "#{links.size} messages to send..."
random_sleep 0, 2
# for each ads
links.each do |link|
# go the details
detail_page = agent.click(link)
# capture name
name = "there"
element = detail_page.at("//div[@class='contact2Column' and @style='text-transform: capitalize']/b")
if element != nil
name = element.text.split.first
end
# go to send message
message_link = detail_page.link_with(:class => 'btn btn-block btn-md btn-orange')
message_page = agent.click(message_link)
# replace name
message_page.form_with(:name => 'msg_form') do |form|
form.nachricht = "Hey #{name},
YOUR_MESSAGE"
# send message
end.submit
log "Message to #{name} for #{get_id(link)} sent!"
random_sleep 2, 10
end
end
@florianmski
Owner

Make sure your replace the YOUR_ by your informations

@florianmski
Owner

Tried this again not so long ago and unfortunately it doesn't work anymore as it rely on very specific DOM elements, this should be a good base to create a functional one anyway.

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