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What is a headless browser?
What is a headless browser?

A headless browser is a web browser with no graphical user interface

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Written by Kirill Turin
Updated over a week ago

A headless browser just means that there is no GUI, no graphical user interface for a person to interact with. The browser runs from the command line, but can do everything on a web page that a person could do. The difference is that the process can be automated and much faster.

Puppeteer makes use of a headless browser to interact with web pages and operate without a user 🦾

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