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Use Python and Beautiful Soup to find text in HTML

connorbode profile image Connor Bode ・1 min read

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So you're browsing the internet, feeling lonely and low on self-esteem, when suddenly YOU FIND THIS DANK COLLECTION OF CAT MEMES. And you think to yourself:

But these greedy internet cat meme people, they don't have an API.. why o why don't they have an API?

WE HATES IT WHEN THEY DON'T HAVE AN API

But we takes what we wants anyways.

We scrapes all the dank cat memes, all for ourselves. Because we're wizards, and we knows how to crawl a website and grab all the photos.

BUT WHAT IF WE WANTS TO GRAB THE TEXT??

We check out this tutorial and use Beautiful Soup to find the text!

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