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Send HTTP notifications on spider actions

Project description

A Scrapy extension to be used, for example, with HTTP Callback Tasks of Celery project.


Install via pip:

pip install scrapy-notifications

Tested with

  • Python 2.7+
  • Scrapy 0.16


Basically you need configure SPIDER_NOTIFICATION_ENABLED, SPIDER_NOTIFICATION_URL and add the scrapy_notifications.extensions.SpiderNotification extension to your Scrapy project


    'scrapy_notifications.extensions.SpiderNotification': 500,

By default HTTP requests are sent with the spider name attribute as an URL parameter. But optionally you can also specify a list of spider attributes passed as URL parameters on SPIDER_NOTIFICATION_ATTRS.:



For example crawling with the dmoz spider used in the Scrapy tutorial:

scrapy crawl -a jobid=fe648c57f8 dmoz

will generate a HTTP request like this:


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