Working with HTML5 documents

Novocastrian_Nomad gregory.j.baker at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 22:43:17 CET 2014


On Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:08:27 PM UTC-7, Denis McMahon wrote:
> So what I'm looking for is a method to create an html5 document using "dom 
> manipulation", ie:
> 
> doc = new htmldocument(doctype="HTML")
> html = new html5element("html")
> doc.appendChild(html)
> head = new html5element("body")
> html.appendChild(head)
> body = new html5element("body")
> html.appendChild(body)
> title = new html5element("title")
> txt = new textnode("This Is The Title")
> title.appendChild(txt)
> head.appendChild(title)
> para = new html5element("p")
> txt = new textnode("This is some text.")
> para.appendChild(txt)
> body.appendChild(para)
> 
> print(doc.serialise())
> 
> generates:
> 
> <!doctype HTML><html><head><title>This Is The Title</title></
> head><body><p>This is some text.</p></body></html>
> 
> I'm finding various mechanisms to generate the structure from an existing 
> piece of html (eg html5lib, beautifulsoup etc) but I can't seem to find 
> any mechanism to generate, manipulate and produce html5 documents using 
> this dom manipulation approach. Where should I be looking?
> 
> -- 
> Denis McMahon,

Use a search engine (Google, DuckDuckGo etc) and search for 'python write html'



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