How to append items to the CSV file without header row?

Scrapy Architecture Scrapy provides a few item exporters by default to export items in commonly used file formats like CSV/JSON/XML. I usually use CSV to export items, it is pretty convenient, and it comes in two ways: appending mode, for example, scrapy crawl foo -o test.csv overwriting mode with -O option, like scrapy crawl foo -O test.csv But in the appending mode, it's a bit annoying that it always appends the header row before the newly scraped items, which is not correctly in terms of CSV format. [Read More]