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Abstraction to manage Google Alerts and output

Project description

The google-alerts Python module provides an abstract interface for the Google Alerts service. Google does not provide an official API for this service, so interactions are done through web scripting.

Quick Start

Install the library: pip install google-alerts or python install

Getting an instance:

ga = GoogleAlerts('', '**password**')

Authenticating your user (does not support 2FA):


Listing monitors:


Example monitor listing:

    "term": "hello world",
    "user_id": "09738342945634096720",
    "language": "en",
    "monitor_id": "89e517961a3148c7:c395b7d271b4eccc:com:en:US",
    "region": "US",
    "rss_link": "",
    "delivery": "RSS",
    "match_type": "BEST"

Adding a new monitor:

ga.create("Hello World", {'delivery': 'RSS'})

Modify an existing monitor:

ga.modify("89e517961a3148c7:c395b7d271b4eccc:com:en:US", {'delivery': 'RSS', 'monitor_match': 'ALL'})

Delete a monitor:



  • Add new monitors (RSS or Mail)
  • Modify existing monitors
  • Delete monitors by ID or term
  • List all monitors with details


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