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Extract the top level domain (TLD) from the URL given.

Project description

Extract the top level domain (TLD) from the URL given. List of TLD names is taken from Mozilla.

Optionally raises exceptions on non-existing TLDs or silently fails (if fail_silently argument is set to True).

Prerequisites

  • Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and PyPy

Documentation

Documentation is available on Read the Docs.

Installation

Latest stable version on PyPI:

pip install tld

Or latest stable version from GitHub:

pip install https://github.com/barseghyanartur/tld/archive/stable.tar.gz

Or latest stable version from BitBucket:

pip install https://bitbucket.org/barseghyanartur/tld/get/stable.tar.gz

Usage examples

Get the TLD name as string from the URL given

from tld import get_tld

get_tld("http://www.google.co.uk")
# 'co.uk'

get_tld("http://www.google.idontexist", fail_silently=True)
# None

Get the TLD as an object

from tld import get_tld

res = get_tld("http://some.subdomain.google.co.uk", as_object=True)

res
# 'co.uk'

res.subdomain
# 'some.subdomain'

res.domain
# 'google'

res.tld
# 'co.uk'

res.fld
# 'google.co.uk'

res.parsed_url
# SplitResult(
#     scheme='http',
#     netloc='some.subdomain.google.co.uk',
#     path='',
#     query='',
#     fragment=''
# )

Get TLD name, ignoring the missing protocol

from tld import get_tld, get_fld

get_tld("www.google.co.uk", fix_protocol=True)
# 'co.uk'

get_fld("www.google.co.uk", fix_protocol=True)
# 'google.co.uk'

Return TLD parts as tuple

from tld import parse_tld

parse_tld('http://www.google.com')
# 'com', 'google', 'www'

Get the first level domain name as string from the URL given

from tld import get_fld

get_fld("http://www.google.co.uk")
# 'google.co.uk'

get_fld("http://www.google.idontexist", fail_silently=True)
# None

Update the list of TLD names

To update/sync the tld names with the most recent version run the following from your terminal:

update-tld-names

Or simply do:

from tld.utils import update_tld_names

update_tld_names()

Troubleshooting

If somehow domain names listed here are not recognised, make sure you have the most recent version of TLD names in your virtual environment:

update-tld-names

Testing

Simply type:

./runtests.py

Or use tox:

tox

Or use tox to check specific env:

tox -e py36

Writing documentation

Keep the following hierarchy.

=====
title
=====

header
======

sub-header
----------

sub-sub-header
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

sub-sub-sub-header
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

sub-sub-sub-sub-header
++++++++++++++++++++++

sub-sub-sub-sub-sub-header
**************************

License

MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1

Support

For any issues contact me at the e-mail given in the Author section.

Author

Artur Barseghyan <artur.barseghyan@gmail.com>

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