Lightweight, scriptable browser as a service

Splash is a service of the Scrapinghub Platform.

What is Splash?

Splash is a lightweight, scriptable headless browser with an HTTP API. It is used to:

  • properly render web pages that use JavaScript
  • interact with them
  • get detailed information about requests/responses initiated by a web page
  • apply Adblock Plus filters
  • take screenshots of the crawled websites as they are seen in a browser


We offer hosted Splash instances in 3 sizes:

  • Price
  • CPU
  • RAM
  • Price: $25/month
  • CPU: 1x
  • RAM: 1.25 GB
  • Price: $50/month
  • CPU: 2x
  • RAM: 2.5 GB
  • Price: $100/month
  • CPU: 4x
  • RAM: 5 GB
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Open source

Splash is also an Open Source project, and its source code can be found on the Github project.