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Google News search for Python

Project description

GoogleNews

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Install

pip install GoogleNews

or

pip install --upgrade GoogleNews

Usage

  • Initializing
from GoogleNews import GoogleNews
googlenews = GoogleNews()
  • Optional choose language
googlenews = GoogleNews(lang='en')
  • Optional choose period (period and custom day range should not set together)
googlenews = GoogleNews(period='7d')
  • Optional choose custom day range (mm/dd/yyyy)
googlenews = GoogleNews(start='02/01/2020',end='02/28/2020')
  • Optional set encode
googlenews = GoogleNews(encode='utf-8')

or

googlenews.set_lang('en')
googlenews.set_period('7d')
googlenews.set_time_range('02/01/2020','02/28/2020')
googlenews.set_encode('utf-8')
  • news.google.com search sample
googlenews.get_news('APPLE')
  • google.com section news search sample
googlenews.search('APPLE')

Default return first page result, you don't need to get first page again, otherwise you might get duplicate result. To get other page of search results:

googlenews.get_page(2)
  • If you only want to get specific page
result = googlenews.page_at(2)
  • If you want to get the total result number of the search(this is approximate number, not exact number, it is the number showing on the google search page)
googlenews.total_count()
  • Get results will return the list, [{'title': '...', 'media': '...', 'date': '...', 'datetime': '...', 'desc': '...', 'link': '...', 'img': '...'}]
googlenews.results()

if googlenews.results(sort=True) the tool will try to order the results in cronologically reversed order

  • Get texts will return the list of news titles
googlenews.get_texts()
  • Get links returns the list of news links
googlenews.get_links()
  • Clear result list before doing another search with the same object
googlenews.clear()

Issue

Image is not working in the latest version, it can only return default google loading gif

The date range is not always working as Google may return the result with random order or out of date range.

Google may recognize the program as automated robots and block the IP, using cloud server and fetching data with high frequency will get higher chance to be blocked.

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