A ruby based zhihu content crawler

license Gem Version

Status: under working :construction:


Create cookies.txt file and put it into root folder. (Mozilla cookies.txt-style)


Crawler specific answer, and output it as markdown format.

$ zhSieve answer -q 'Your Question Id' -a 'Your Answer Id'

Crawler specific Zhuanlan article, and output it as markdown format.

$ zhSieve article -z 'Your Article Id'

TO-DO List

  • [ ] Question :rotating_light:
  • [ ] Ansewer :checkered_flag:
    • Use question_id and answer_id to crawler page information, and output a markdown file with ["question title and link", "author's avatar, name, biography", "answer content"].
    • Testing:warning:!
  • [ ] People :construction:
  • [ ] ZhuanLan, cantains two components
    • 1. Crawler single article :checkered_flag:
    • 2. Crawler someone's zhuanlan category :rotating_light:


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/gwzz/zhSieve. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.