THE WORLD'S LARGEST WEB DEVELOPER SITE

Python Requests Module


Example

Make a request to a web page, and print the response text:

import requests

x = requests.get('https://w3schools.com/python/demopage.htm')

print(x.text)
Run example »

Definition and Usage

The requests module allows you to send HTTP requests using Python.

The HTTP request returns a Response Object with all the response data (content, encoding, status, etc).


Download and Install the Requests Module

Navigate your command line to the location of PIP, and type the following:

C:\Users\Your Name\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python36-32\Scripts>pip install requests

Syntax

requests.methodname(params)

Methods

Method Description
delete(url, args) Sends a DELETE request to the specified url
get(url, params, args) Sends a GET request to the specified url
head(url, args) Sends a HEAD request to the specified url
patch(url, data, args) Sends a PATCH request to the specified url
post(url, data, json, args) Sends a POST request to the specified url
put(url, data, args) Sends a PUT request to the specified url
request(method, url, args) Sends a request of the specified method to the specified url