Python | Scraping websites exercise | Write a program to list the external links from any website

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Software ==> Python  (25 exercises)
Version ==> Latest version
Topic ==> Scraping websites  (1 exercise)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Classroom ==> Python programming
Online ==> Python programming

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Import the following modules into a new program:

import requests

from bs4 import BeautifulSoup

Write a program which gets the HTML from any website address you specify, and returns a list of external links.  For example, here's what the program might return if you use the Google home page as a URL:

Google URLs

Some of the links from the Google home page.

 

The links returned from this will depend on your location and equipment and the current date and time, and so will be different on every computer.

Try the program out with a few websites to check it works, then close it down.

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