Introduction to scraper blocking when it comes to image scraping. What are some popular scraper blocking techniques and how to avoid them.
Cloudflare's "Error 1015: You are being rate limited" can be encountered when web scraping websites protected by Cloudflare. This error essentially means the scraper is scraping too fast.
Cloudflare is using complex technologies to detect web scrapers like:
For more see our full article on Cloudflare bypass.
In short, the easiest way to avoid this error to rate-limit web scraper connection or use a rotating proxy pool to distribute connection through multiple agents.
Alternatively, web scraping APIs like ScrapFly can be used to avoid all of the Cloudflare errors.