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Async favicon fetcher

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Async favicon fetcher


  • Python 3.7
  • aiohttp
  • beautifulsoup4
  • Pillow

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from pyfavicon import Favicon
import asyncio
from pathlib import Path

async def download_favicon():
    favicon_manager = Favicon(download_dir=Path('.'), 
                             headers={'DNT': '1'})

    icons = await favicon_manager.from_url('')
    # icons = await favicon_manager.from_file('my_html_file.html')
    # icons = await avicon_manager.from_html('<link rel="icon" href="favicon.png">')
    for icon in icons:
        # We use PIL to get the exact size of images.
        print("Favicon from : {}".format(
        print("Favicon export name : {}".format(icon.path))
        print("Favicon size : {}".format(icon.size))
        print("Favicon format: {}".format(icon.extension))
    # Select the largest icon
    largest_icon = icons.get_largest()


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