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Get a website's favicon.

Project description

favicon is a Python library to find a website’s favicon.


pip install favicon


Get all icons:

>>> import favicon
>>> icons = favicon.get('')
Icon(url='', width=144, height=144, format='png')
Icon(url='', width=114, height=114, format='png')
Icon(url='', width=72, height=72, format='png')
Icon(url='', width=0, height=0, format='png')
Icon(url='', width=0, height=0, format='ico')

Download largest icon:

import requests
import favicon

icons = favicon.get('')
icon = icons[0]

response = requests.get(icon.url, stream=True)
with open('/tmp/python-favicon.{}'.format(icon.format), 'wb') as image:
    for chunk in response.iter_content(1024):

# /tmp/python-favicon.png



0.5.1 (2018-11-05)

  • Fix ‘NoneType’ object has no attribute ‘lower’ for meta tags (#16).

0.5.0 (2018-11-05)

  • Add support for meta tags (#15).
  • Set bs4 parser to html.parser (#13).
  • Use src package structure (#11).

0.4.1 (2018-10-01)

  • Update requirements.txt and dev-requirements.txt.

0.4.0 (2018-07-19)

  • Add support for Python 2.7 and PyPy.
  • Get icon size for New York Times (#9).

0.3.0 (2018-05-18)

  • Fav icon not found for (#7).

0.2.0 (2018-05-17)

  • Handle poor html values in links (#5).
  • Use given website for icon url scheme (#6).

0.1.0 (2018-05-07)

  • First release.

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