Use pip or apt-get to install BeautifulSoup in Python. Fix errors during installation by following commands provided here.
Install the BeautufulSoup parser in Linux python easily by giving the below commands.
$ apt-get install python3-bs4 (for Python 3)
$ pip install beautifulsoup4
Note: If you don’t have
$ python setup.py install
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Here it is about setup.py.
$ python3 setup.py install
convert Python2 code to Python3 code
$ 2to3-3.2 -w bs4
How to install lxml
BeautifulSoup is a standard parser in Python3 for HTML tags. You can also download additional parser.
$ apt-get install python-lxml
$ easy_install lxml
$ pip install lxml
How to Install html5lib
$ apt-get install python-html5lib
$ easy_install html5lib
$ pip install html5lib
How do I Remove HTML Tags in Web data
You have supplied two arguments for BeautifulSoup. One is fp and the other one is html.parser. Here, the parsing method is html.parser. You can also use xml.parser.
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup with open("index.html") as fp: soup = BeautifulSoup(fp, 'html.parser') soup = BeautifulSoup("<html>a web page</html>", 'html.parser') print(BeautifulSoup(" <html> <head> </head> <body> <p> Here's a paragraph of text! </p> <p> Here's a second paragraph of text! a</body> </html>", "html.parser"))
Here's a paragraph of text! Here's a second paragraph of text!
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