The Internet is a landmine of data, however, you’re going to need the right tools to scrape it. One of the best options right now is Beautifulsoup, a Python library designed to extract data from HTML and XML documents. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install it on Windows 10.To begin using Beautifulsoup, you’re going to need to install Python on your computer first. If you already have it installed, skip to Section 2 of this tutorial.
Section 1. Installing Python on Windows 10.
Step 1. Download the latest Python version from Python.org.
Step 2. Start the installer.
Step 3. Select Add Python 3.X to PATH. This step is necessary to install the libraries using the built-in Python package installer, PIP.
Section 2. Installing Beautifulsoup on Windows 10.
We will install Beautifulsoup on Windows 10 using PIP.
Step 1. Press ⊞ Windows + R buttons at the same time.
pip install beautifulsoup4
After installation, you should receive a message similar to the following: