Hi, i've used the Beautifulsoup module to parse the site and grab the img tag from it, but the problem is , Beautifulsoup while parsing not returning the whole content of the given url. The truncated content contain the image location I want to download:

from urllib2 import urlopen
from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulSoup


#reading the webpage source
webpage = urlopen('http://www.santabanta.com/photos/aalesha/10066001.htm').read()

#putting all the webpage content into variable named soup using beautifulsoup
soup = BeautifulSoup(''.join(webpage))
print soup

#finding all the img tags
imagelocation = soup.findAll('img')

#printing the img content
for i in imagelocation:
    print i

I want to extract the following link "http://media1.santabanta.com/full5/indian celebrities(f)/aalesha/aalesha-1a.jpg". If you will see the source code of webpage you will find <img > tag at line no. 234 but it is not present after parsing it with beautifulsoup. when i do soup.prettify() i'll get whole webpage parsed otherwise some fields are missing. Can someone tell me what is that i'm doing wrong.

Edited 5 Years Ago by hemant_rajput: n/a

I want to extract the following link "http://media1.santabanta.com/full5/indian celebrities(f)/aalesha/aalesha-1a.jpg".

There is a problem the link you want is loaded bye javascript.
We can see the link in downloaded text,then we can drop to simulate javascript and use regex(because Beautifulsoup cant find stuff in javascript)

from urllib2 import urlopen
from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulSoup
import re

webpage = urlopen('http://www.santabanta.com/photos/aalesha/10066001.htm')
soup = BeautifulSoup(webpage)
#print soup

bac_img = re.search(r"""backgroundImage="url\('(.*)'""", str(soup))
print bac_img.group(1)
#http://media1.santabanta.com/full1/Indian  Celebrities(F)/Aalesha/aalesha-1a.jpg

#Example of how to print image location,that is not loaded bye javascript
'''
imagelocation = soup.findAll('img')
for imgTag in imagelocation:
    print imgTag['src']'''

Edited 5 Years Ago by snippsat: n/a

There is a problem the link you want is loaded bye javascript.
We can see the link in downloaded text,then we can drop to simulate javascript and use regex(because Beautifulsoup cant find stuff in javascript)

from urllib2 import urlopen
from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulSoup
import re

webpage = urlopen('http://www.santabanta.com/photos/aalesha/10066001.htm')
soup = BeautifulSoup(webpage)
#print soup

bac_img = re.search(r"""backgroundImage="url\('(.*)'""", str(soup))
print bac_img.group(1)
#http://media1.santabanta.com/full1/Indian  Celebrities(F)/Aalesha/aalesha-1a.jpg

#Example of how to print image location,that is not loaded bye javascript
'''
imagelocation = soup.findAll('img'). Also as I'm going to iterate it over with the next button so, I want to retrieve the max size in which that image is avialable
for imgTag in imagelocation:
    print imgTag['src']'''

Actually the link that your code is retrieving is not of the size I wanted. you are retriving "http://media1.santabanta.com/full1/Indian Celebrities(F)/Aalesha/aalesha-1a.jpg" and I want "http://media1.santabanta.com/full5/indian celebrities(f)/aalesha/aalesha-1a.jpg". I'm acutally going to itereate it over every single wallpaper available on that site so I just can't replace the full1 by full5. Also I wanted to know is that hyperlink in next button also written in javascript or simply html.

Edited 5 Years Ago by hemant_rajput: n/a

Can any one explain me why I'm not able to get the following line of code when reading the html webpage using urlopen. The source is taken from this url http://www.santabanta.com/photos/aalesha/10066001.htm.Below code is html code

<tr><td align=center>
<img src="http://media1.santabanta.com/full2/indian  celebrities(f)/aalesha/aalesha-1a.jpg" id="wall" border="0" align="middle"  width="1000"  onload="Loading.style.display='none';sendthis.style.display='inline';error1.style.display='none';" onError="change_addr()" alt="Aalesha" title="Aalesha" />
<center><font style="padding-top: 5px;font-weight:bold;font-size:12pt;"> Aalesha </font></center>

</td></tr>

Edited 5 Years Ago by hemant_rajput: n/a

I can't explain, but perhaps you could try to browse the site with the mechanize module which offers more browsing options.

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