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A Python Library to interface with Tumblr v2 REST API & OAuth

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Tumblpy is a Python library to help interface with Tumblr v2 REST API & OAuth


* Retrieve user information and blog information
* Common Tumblr methods
- Posting blog posts
- Unfollowing/following blogs
- Edit/delete/reblog posts
- And many more!!
* Photo Uploading
* Transparent *Python 3* Support!


Installing Tumbply is simple:

$ pip install python-tumblpy



.. code-block:: python

from tumblpy import Tumblpy

Authorization URL

.. code-block:: python


auth_props = t.get_authentication_tokens(callback_url='')
auth_url = auth_props['auth_url']

OAUTH_TOKEN_SECRET = auth_props['oauth_token_secret']

print 'Connect with Tumblr via: %s' % auth_url

Once you click "Allow" be sure that there is a URL set up to handle getting finalized tokens and possibly adding them to your database to use their information at a later date.

Handling the Callback

.. code-block:: python

# OAUTH_TOKEN_SECRET comes from the previous step
# if needed, store those in a session variable or something

# oauth_verifier and OAUTH_TOKEN are found in your callback url querystring
# In Django, you'd do something like
# OAUTH_TOKEN = request.GET.get('oauth_token')
# oauth_verifier = request.GET.get('oauth_verifier')


authorized_tokens = t.get_authorized_tokens(oauth_verifier)

final_oauth_token = authorized_tokens['oauth_token']
final_oauth_token_secret = authorized_tokens['oauth_token_secret']

# Save those tokens to the database for a later use?

Getting some User information

.. code-block:: python

# Get the final tokens from the database or wherever you have them stored


# Print out the user info, let's get the first blog url...
blog_url ='user/info')
blog_url = blog_url['user']['blogs'][0]['url']

Getting posts from a certain blog

.. code-block:: python

# Assume you are using the blog_url and Tumblpy instance from the previous section
posts = t.get('posts', blog_url=blog_url)
print posts
# or you could use the `posts` method
audio_posts = t.posts(blog_url, 'audio')
print audio_posts
all_posts = t.posts(blog_url)
print all_posts

Creating a post with a photo

# Assume you are using the blog_url and Tumblpy instance from the previous sections

photo = open('/path/to/file/image.png', 'rb')
post ='post', blog_url=blog_url, params={'type':'photo', 'caption': 'Test Caption', 'data': photo})
print post # returns id if posted successfully

Posting an Edited Photo *(This example resizes a photo)*

.. code-block:: python

# Assume you are using the blog_url and Tumblpy instance from the previous sections

# Like I said in the previous section, you can pass any object that has a
# read() method

# Assume you are working with a JPEG

from PIL import Image
from StringIO import StringIO

photo ='/path/to/file/image.jpg')

basewidth = 320
wpercent = (basewidth / float(photo.size[0]))
height = int((float(photo.size[1]) * float(wpercent)))
photo = photo.resize((basewidth, height), Image.ANTIALIAS)

image_io = StringIO.StringIO(), format='JPEG')

post ='post', blog_url=blog_url, params={'type':'photo', 'caption': 'Test Caption', 'data': photo})
print post
except TumblpyError, e:
# Maybe the file was invalid?
print e.message

Following a user

.. code-block:: python

# Assume you are using the blog_url and Tumblpy instance from the previous sections
follow ='user/follow', params={'url': ''})
except TumblpyError:
# if the url given in params is not valid,
# Tumblr will respond with a 404 and Tumblpy will raise a TumblpyError

Get a User Avatar URL *(No need for authentication for this method)*

.. code-block:: python

t = Tumblpy()
avatar = t.get_avatar_url(blog_url='', size=128)
print avatar['url']

# OR

avatar = t.get('avatar', blog_url='', extra_endpoints=['128'])
print avatar['url']

Catching errors

.. code-block:: python

except TumbplyError, e:
print e.message
print 'Something bad happened :('

Thanks for using Tumblpy!

.. :changelog:


1.1.4 (2016-02-08)

- Remove old api url string formatting.
- Added ``posts`` method to Tumblpy, see README for example.

1.1.3 (2016-01-17)

- Fix missing import

1.1.2 (2016-12-22)

- Fix missing import

1.1.1 (2016-05-12)

- Fix issue where blogs using https:// were being parsed wrong

1.1.0 (2016-30-04)

- Add following and dashboard API methods

1.0.5 (2015-08-13)

- Add support for ``proxies`` keyword for requests

1.0.4 (2015-01-15)

- Fix request token decode issue in Python 3

1.0.3 (2014-10-17)

- Unpin ``requests`` and ``requests-oauthlib`` versions in ````

1.0.2 (2013-05-31)

- Made the hotfix for posting photos a little more hotfixy... fixed posting just regular posts (as well as photos)

1.0.1 (2013-05-29)

- Hotfix image uploading (not sure why we have to pass ``params`` AND ``data`` to the POST, hotfix for the time being...)
- Allow for ints and floats (and longs in Python 2) to be passed as parameters to Tumblpy Tumblr API functions

1.0.0 (2013-05-23)

- Changed internal Tumblpy API structure, but Tumblpy functions should still work as they did before
- Updated README with more clear examples
- ``_split_params_and_files`` has been moved to ````
- All ``Tumblpy`` exceptions are found in ````
- Removed ``pool_maxsize`` from ``Tumblpy.__init__`` because it wasn't being used
- Removed ``timeout`` parameter from all request methods for the time being
- Removed ``TumblpyTimeout`` Exception
- Moved ``callback_url`` parameter from ``Tumblpy.__init__`` to ``get_authentication_tokens``
- All authentication and API calls over HTTPS
- Dropped Python 2.5 support
- Full, transparent Python 3.3 support

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