This post will guide you how to import and connect a website in Excel. Importing data from websites can be a time-saving way to gather information, and it can be especially useful when you need to update data on a regular basis. By following the steps below, you can quickly and easily import and connect website data to your Excel worksheet.
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Import and Connect a Website in Excel
If you want to import data from a website into your current worksheet, and you can use the From Web Feature to achieve it. just do the following steps:
Step1: Open a new Excel worksheet and click on the “Data” tab in the ribbon at the top of the screen. Click on the “From Web” button in the “Get & Transform Data” section. This will open the “From Web” dialog box.
Step2: In the “From Web” dialog box, enter the URL of the website you want to import data from and click “OK“. Excel will load the data from the website and display it in the “Navigator” dialog box.
Step3: In the “Navigator” dialog box, you can select the data you want to import by clicking on items. You can also preview the data by clicking on it.
Step4: Once you have selected the data you want to import, click on the “Load” button to import it into Excel. Excel will load the data into a new worksheet.
Step5: If you only want to connect to the website data so that it updates automatically, you can click on the “Load to” button in the “Queries & Connections” section of the “Data” tab. This will open the “Import Data” dialog box.
Step6: In the “Import Data“, click on the “Only Create Connection” button. Click on Ok button.
This will create a connection to the website data that updates automatically whenever you open the Excel file or refresh the data.