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Python requests examples

by maxguy71

Requests allows you to send HTTP/1.1 requests extremely easily. There’s no need to manually add query strings to your URLs, or to form-encode your PUT & POST data — but nowadays, just use the json method!




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



Requests is ready for the demands of building robust and reliable HTTP–speaking applications, for the needs of today.

  • Keep-Alive & Connection Pooling
  • International Domains and URLs
  • Sessions with Cookie Persistence
  • Browser-style TLS/SSL Verification
  • Basic & Digest Authentication
  • Familiar dict–like Cookies
  • Automatic Content Decompression and Decoding
  • Multi-part File Uploads
  • SOCKS Proxy Support
  • Connection Timeouts
  • Streaming Downloads
  • Automatic honoring of .netrc
  • Chunked HTTP Requests


$ python -m pip install requests



import requests as req

webresponse = req.get("https://duckduckgo.com/")

import requests as req

data = {'website': 'maxpython'}

postresponse = req.post("https://httpbin.org/post", data)

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