Python HTTP POST

John Gordon gordon at panix.com
Wed Jul 17 22:15:29 CEST 2013


In <00ec2f9b-fcae-428c-8932-163e653dd71b at googlegroups.com> Matt Graves <tunacubes at gmail.com> writes:

> How would I submit a python HTTP POST request to... for example, go to
> google.com, enter "Pie" into the search box and submit (Search)

Something like this:

import urllib
import urllib2

# the google form search input box is named 'q'
data = { 'q': 'Pie' }

response = urllib2.urlopen('http://google.com', urllib.urlencode(data))
print response.read()

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