Truoble With A Search Script for ImageBin.org

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Mar 19 03:43:38 CET 2010


Brandon Conner wrote:
> Hey Pythoners,
> 
> its my first post here, yay!
> 
> I'm trying to develop a script that will return the results of a POST
> request that should list all images uploaded by a user.  However, when i
> run the script, i get returned the HTML of the page with the search
> form.  I am wondering what am i doing incorrectly?  Is it something I'm
> doing or is the imagebin server rejecting my request?
> 
> here's the code:
> 
> import urllib
> import urllib2
> url = 'http://imagebin.org/index.php?page=search'
> values = {'search_for' : 'blah', 'field' : 'Nickname'}
> data = urllib.urlencode(values)
> request = urllib2.Request(url, data)
> response = urllib2.urlopen(request)
> page = response.read()
> print page
> 
> tks, pythons great
> 
You need to tell the browser (in an HTTP header) that what you are
sending is HTML. Try putting

print "Content-Type: text/html\n"

at the start of your script.

regards
 Steve

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