HTML to Text Parsing ONLY for <Body> text


I am having a hard time parsing HTML for elements.

I want to get results similar to zapiers Parser tool, however, I couldn’t find a way to do it.

I tried using variations of regex but was unable to extract only the content. I was able to just get the part of the html, but the content still had URLs and other noise in it.

I am looking for just the text (p), lists (ul or li) and headers (h1-h6).

Please help!

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Hi sorry about that.

Attached is a screenshot of the data I want parse. I am looking to extract the body, headlines, etc… I want to filter out links, urls and all other noise (basically anything in contained in “[” “]”).

Here’s the code:
blueprint (3).json (66.9 KB)

When reaching out for assistance with your regex pattern for a Text Parser module, it would be super helpful if you could share the actual text you’re trying to match. Screenshots of text can be a bit tricky, so if you could copy and paste the text directly here, that would be awesome! It ensures we can run it against test patterns effectively. If there’s any sensitive info, feel free to change it to something fictional yet still valid by keeping the format intact.

Don’t forget to format the text:

Paste the formatted text and,

  • Either add three backticks ``` before and after the code, like this:

    text content goes here

  • Or use the format code button in the editor:

Providing clear text examples saves time on both ends and helps us give you the best possible solution. Without proper examples, we might end up playing a guessing game, and nobody wants that as it is a waste of time! You are more likely to get a correct answer faster. So, help us help you by sharing those text snippets. Thanks a bunch!

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