The Spider Object returns information about a web page from an outside server. The Spider object is used to parse the content returned by a web page after it is retrieved. By calling the various methods of the Spider object, you can effectively read and save parts of a web page for further reference. The spider object requires you to install a free java class file (IOSockets.class) onto your server. The installation instructions and java files can be found here: http://www.aspemporium.com/aspEmporium/downloads/java/IOSockets.asp Properties and methods for spider can be found in the source code.