The Complete Guide to Proxies for Web Scraping

Web Scraping has become insanely popular among IT professionals and even intruders. You might be using the right tools for web scraping. But you cannot overlook the importance of proxies as a middleman between the scraping software and your target website. While there are numerous benefits to using proxies, you need to factor in deciding […]

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Socks vs. HTTP Proxy: How They Work and Key Differences

As there is a massive rise in proxies’ usage for carrying out internet tasks, vendors have introduced various types of proxies over the years. In this article, you will discover significant differences between HTTP proxies and Socks proxies, which should ease your decision-making process when deciding which proxy to use over the other. Knowing the […]

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5 simple steps to set up a proxy on Firefox

Open Firefox and click on the burger icon in the top right corner of your browser and select “options”. Search for “proxy” and click to open the settings Select “Manual proxy configuration”, this should be the fourth option you see. Provide the details of your proxy and click “ok”, for this example we will be […]

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How to Set up & Use a Proxy Server on Windows 10

Open the windows proxy settings by clicking here or simply search for “proxy settings” in Windows. Once the proxy settings are open, enable the “Use a proxy server” inside the settings. Finally, put the details of your proxy inside the “address” and “port” input field and click save. Now all the programs on your windows […]

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What are residential proxies and why do you need them?

What are residential proxies Residential proxies are proxies that directly come from an ISP and are most often located on personal devices. Because the proxies are located on a personal device, unlike datacenter proxies, which are located at a data center, they are less likely to be detected as a proxy. Since the proxies are […]

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How to Set up & Use a Proxy on Google Chrome

Most articles will suggest you change the windows proxy settings to use a proxy on Google chrome. The problem with changing your windows settings is that all programs will start using the proxy you have configured. This article will explain in a few simple steps how to use a proxy on google chrome without changing […]

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Ad Verification with Residential Proxies

In an era where digital advertising has become popular among advertisers, advertisement fraud on the internet is rising. A hefty sum of the advertiser’s money is being wasted on ad impressions that do not reach the target audience, not correctly displayed in the user’s browsers, or appear on fraud websites. In 2020, for instance, the […]

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