Now you are ready to monitor webpages with Distill. Distill’s browser extension is the easiest and fastest way to get started with page monitoring. You can add webpage or a part of webpage or RSS feed to Distill. Once added, you will receive alerts when the page changes. Distill works for dynamic websites too.
Once you have added “Distill Web Monitor” Chrome extension from the Web store, you would be able to see a Distill icon (a blue color drop icon) in your Chrome toolbar. If not, please check chrome://extensions/ and click on “Show button” for Distill extension.
Following are the steps to add your first page monitor using Distill:
Alternatively, if you have clicked “Select parts of page”, you can select elements from the webpage. Hover around the webpage to see a black box moving. Click around your desired section in the webpage. Your selected element will be displayed at the bottom right of the page. Click on “Save selections” from the Visual Selector toolbar to save the selection.
Your monitors will appear in your Distill’s “Watchlist”. Click on “Go to Watchlist” from the Distill icon in your browser’s toolbar to view Watchlist. You can configure the settings for any monitor and visually see changes from the Watchlist.
To learn more about how to use Distill for various use cases, check our following quick start articles :
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