Obtaining Webpage Source with Python

Phil Frost indigo at bitglue.com
Fri Jun 25 00:37:54 CEST 2004

Take a look at the urllib module:


On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 10:03:04PM -0700, Ryan Kaskel wrote:
> How can I obtain the source of a remote webpage (e.g.
> http://www.python.org/index.html) using Python?
> Something like:
> pyPage = open('http://www.python.org/index.html',r).read()
> Obviously that won't work but how can I do something to that effect?
> Thanks,
> Ryan Kaskel
> --I posed this before but it seems it is not showing up...

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