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Collects and extracts URLs from given text.

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URLExtract is python class for collecting (extracting) URLs from given

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How does it work

It tries to find any occurrence of TLD in given text. If TLD is found it
starts from that position to expand boundaries to both sides searching
for "stop character" (usually whitespace, comma, single or double

NOTE: List of TLDs is downloaded from to keep you up to date with new TLDs.


Package is available on PyPI - you can install it via pip.

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pip install urlextract


Online documentation is published at


- IDNA for converting links to IDNA format
- uritools for domain name validation


pip install idna
pip install uritools


You can look at command line program *bin/urlextract*.
But everything you need to know is this:

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from urlextract import URLExtract

extractor = URLExtract()
urls = extractor.find_urls("Text with URLs. Let's have URL as an example.")
print(urls) # prints: ['']


This piece of code is licensed under The MIT License.

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