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Making easier the text crawling tasks over websites with depth levels.

Project Description


Making easier the text crawling tasks over websites with depth levels.


pip install digs


pip install --upgrade digs


Common use will be extract the text from a website, the following call from terminal is the way to do that:


Also, you can add the option –depth=LEVEL to perform over the root domain (website) a crawling with the specific depth:

digs --depth=3

Be careful, with high levels, the tree asociated to those crawlings grows exponentially in size.

And last but not the least, you can turn on a graphical interface (if you have installed PySide) with the following call from terminals:

digs -i

It will be look something like this:

About requirements

Look at requirements in the file: :


digs was written by Jonathan S. Prieto C..


0.1.6 (2015-08-18)

  • fixed bugs relate with lxml dependencies and linkGrabber imports
  • Add extra_require, PySide if you want to run the graphical interface

0.1.5 (2015-07-12)

  • After the pull-request to linkGrabber package, it has include in the requirements.
  • Some improvements for GUI

0.1.4 (2015-07-07)

  • add for some OS that they need it.
  • The gui already show the INFO level for debugging by default

0.1.0 (2015-07-06)

  • First release on PyPI.

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