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Retrieves useful information about a link.

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Library to get the meta informations of a web page and embed its content.

Typically what happens when you post a video on Facebook or Twitter.

Usage

Command line:

$ python embed.py http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r3VuOyr9lk
{   'default': {   'desc': 'SERJ TANKIAN PERFORMING HONKING ANTELOPE Ft APO(AUCKLAND PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA) HD QUALITY "ELECT THE DEAD SYMPHONY" DVD RIP{2010}',
                   'title': u'Serj Tankian - Honking Antelope {Elect The Dead Symphony} (HD/DVD Quality) - YouTube'},
    'global': {   'desc': 'SERJ TANKIAN PERFORMING HONKING ANTELOPE Ft APO(AUCKLAND PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA) HD QUALITY "ELECT THE DEAD SYMPHONY" DVD RIP{2010}',
                  'picture_height': 360,
                  'picture_url': 'http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/-r3VuOyr9lk/maxresdefault.jpg',
                  'picture_width': 480,
                  'title': 'Serj Tankian - Honking Antelope {Elect The Dead Symphony} (HD/DVD Quality)',
                  'video_height': '720',
                  'video_url': 'https://www.youtube.com/embed/-r3VuOyr9lk',
                  'video_width': '960'},
    'oembed': {   u'author_name': u'ObeyYourSysteM',
                  u'author_url': u'http://www.youtube.com/user/ObeyYourSysteM',
                  u'height': 344,
                  u'html': u'<iframe width="459" height="344" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/-r3VuOyr9lk?feature=oembed" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>',
                  u'provider_name': u'YouTube',
                  u'provider_url': u'http://www.youtube.com/',
                  u'thumbnail_height': 360,
                  u'thumbnail_url': u'http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/-r3VuOyr9lk/hqdefault.jpg',
                  u'thumbnail_width': 480,
                  u'title': u'Serj Tankian - Honking Antelope {Elect The Dead Symphony} (HD/DVD Quality)',
                  u'type': u'video',
                  u'version': u'1.0',
                  'video_url': 'http://www.youtube.com/embed/-r3VuOyr9lk?feature=oembed',
                  u'width': 459},
    'opengraph': {   'desc': 'SERJ TANKIAN PERFORMING HONKING ANTELOPE Ft APO(AUCKLAND PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA) HD QUALITY "ELECT THE DEAD SYMPHONY" DVD RIP{2010}',
                     'picture_url': 'http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/-r3VuOyr9lk/maxresdefault.jpg',
                     'title': 'Serj Tankian - Honking Antelope {Elect The Dead Symphony} (HD/DVD Quality)',
                     'video_height': '720',
                     'video_url': 'http://www.youtube.com/v/-r3VuOyr9lk?version=3&autohide=1',
                     'video_width': '960'},
    'twitter': {   'desc': 'SERJ TANKIAN PERFORMING HONKING ANTELOPE Ft APO(AUCKLAND PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA) HD QUALITY "ELECT THE DEAD SYMPHONY" DVD RIP{2010}',
                   'picture_url': 'http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/-r3VuOyr9lk/maxresdefault.jpg',
                   'title': 'Serj Tankian - Honking Antelope {Elect The Dead Symphony} (HD/DVD Quality)',
                   'video_height': '720',
                   'video_url': 'https://www.youtube.com/embed/-r3VuOyr9lk',
                   'video_width': '960'}}

You should use the ‘global’ values which are a copy of what’s available in the different backends unless you want the information provided for a specific format/platform.

To use it in your code, you can do:

from embeder import embed
data = embed.get('http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r3VuOyr9lk')

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