This project provides first-class OAuth library support for Requests.
The OAuth 1 workflow
OAuth 1 can seem overly complicated and it sure has its quirks. Luckily,
requests_oauthlib hides most of these and let you focus at the task at hand.
Accessing protected resources using requests_oauthlib is as simple as:
>>> from requests_oauthlib import OAuth1Session
>>> twitter = OAuth1Session('client_key',
>>> url = 'https://api.twitter.com/1/account/settings.json'
>>> r = twitter.get(url)
Before accessing resources you will need to obtain a few credentials from your
provider (i.e. Twitter) and authorization from the user for whom you wish to
retrieve resources for. You can read all about this in the full
OAuth 1 workflow guide on RTD.
The OAuth 2 workflow
OAuth 2 is generally simpler than OAuth 1 but comes in more flavours. The most
common being the Authorization Code Grant, also known as the WebApplication
Fetching a protected resource after obtaining an access token can be extremely
simple. However, before accessing resources you will need to obtain a few
credentials from your provider (i.e. Google) and authorization from the user
for whom you wish to retrieve resources for. You can read all about this in the
full OAuth 2 workflow guide on RTD.
To install requests and requests_oauthlib you can use pip:
$ pip install requests requests_oauthlib
v0.8.0 (14 February 2017)
- Added Fitbit compliance fix.
- Fixed an issue where newlines in the response body for the access token
request would cause errors when trying to extract the token.
- Fixed an issue introduced in v0.7.0 where users passing auth to several
methods would encounter conflicts with the client_id and
client_secret-derived auth. The user-supplied auth argument is now
used in preference to those options.
v0.7.0 (22 September 2016)
- Allowed OAuth2Session.request to take the client_id and
client_secret parameters for the purposes of automatic token refresh,
which may need them.
v0.6.2 (12 July 2016)
- Use client_id and client_secret for the Authorization header if
- Allow explicit bypass of the Authorization header by setting auth=False.
- Pass through the proxies kwarg when refreshing tokens.
- Miscellaneous cleanups.
v0.6.1 (19 February 2016)
- Fixed a bug when sending authorization in headers with no username and
- Make sure we clear the session token before obtaining a new one.
- Some improvements to the Slack compliance fix.
- Avoid timing problems around token refresh.
- Allow passing arbitrary arguments to requests when calling
fetch_request_token and fetch_access_token.
v0.6.0 (14 December 2015)
- Add compliance fix for Slack.
- Add compliance fix for Mailchimp.
- TokenRequestDenied exceptions now carry the entire response, not just the
- Pass through keyword arguments when refreshing tokens automatically.
- Send authorization in headers, not just body, to maximize compatibility.
- More getters/setters available for OAuth2 session client values.
- Allow sending custom headers when refreshing tokens, and set some defaults.
v0.5.0 (4 May 2015)
- Fix TypeError being raised instead of TokenMissing error.
- Raise requests exceptions on 4XX and 5XX responses in the OAuth2 flow.
- Avoid AttributeError when initializing the OAuth2Session class
without complete client information.
v0.4.2 (16 October 2014)
- New authorized property on OAuth1Session and OAuth2Session, which allows
you to easily determine if the session is already authorized with OAuth tokens
- New TokenMissing and VerifierMissing exception classes for OAuth1Session:
this will make it easier to catch and identify these exceptions.
v0.4.1 (6 June 2014)
- New install target [rsa] for people using OAuth1 RSA-SHA1 signature
- Fixed bug in OAuth2 where supplied state param was not used in auth url.
- OAuth2 HTTPS checking can be disabled by setting environment variable
- OAuth1 now re-authorize upon redirects.
- OAuth1 token fetching now raise a detailed error message when the
response body is incorrectly encoded or the request was denied.
- Added support for custom OAuth1 clients.
- OAuth2 compliance fix for Sina Weibo.
- Multiple fixes to facebook compliance fix.
- Compliance fixes now re-encode body properly as bytes in Python 3.
- Logging now properly done under requests_oauthlib namespace instead
of piggybacking on oauthlib namespace.
- Logging introduced for OAuth1 auth and session.
v0.4.0 (29 September 2013)
- OAuth1Session methods only return unicode strings. #55.
- Renamed requests_oauthlib.core to requests_oauthlib.oauth1_auth for consistency. #79.
- Added Facebook compliance fix and access_token_response hook to OAuth2Session. #63.
- Added LinkedIn compliance fix.
- Added refresh_token_response compliance hook, invoked before parsing the refresh token.
- Correctly limit compliance hooks to running only once!
- Content type guessing should only be done when no content type is given
- OAuth1 now updates r.headers instead of replacing it with non case insensitive dict
- Remove last use of Response.content (in OAuth1Session). #44.
- State param can now be supplied in OAuth2Session.authorize_url
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