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How to install Beautifulsoup on Windows 10

A step-by-step guide.

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.
add python pyp

Step 4. Click on the Install Now button.

Python Install window

Step 5. After the installation is complete, click on Disable path length limit and close the window.

Python Disable path length limit screenshot

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.

How to open command prompt using shortcuts on Windows

Step 2. Type cmd and click the OK button.

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Step 3. Then, type in the command below and press ENTER.

					pip install beautifulsoup4

After installation, you should receive a message similar to the following:

Successfully installed Beautifulsoup text screenshot

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