Wutches are fiends devoted to visiting web pages and checking certain values on them. Each Wutch represents a single tracker for certain website, running to extract a specific value from it.
To operate, Wutch needs to know a couple of things:
Both of these could be specified either manually, or with the help of our browser extension. You'll need these values only for the initial configuration, and then Wutch will just proceed endlessly visiting the page, checking for changes.
Wutch can go almost anywhere your browser can. There're, however, certain limitations:
Things like ReCaptcha and alike are out of our reach, for now.
This may include User-Agent and Browser features detection to prevent unauthorized use. This is a highly dynamic field with new methods and mechanics emerging on a regular basis. We do our best to keep up with the game.
This may prevent Wutch from "recognizing" the element it should use to extract content from.