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chopper 0.4.7

Lib to extract html elements by preserving ancestors and cleaning CSS

Chopper is a tool to extract elements from HTML by preserving ancestors and CSS rules.

Compatible with Python >= 2.6, <= 3.4

Installation

pip install chopper

Quick start

from chopper.extractor import Extractor

HTML = """
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Test</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <div id="header"></div>
    <div id="main">
      <div class="iwantthis">
        HELLO WORLD
        <a href="/nope">Do not want</a>
      </div>
    </div>
    <div id="footer"></div>
  </body>
</html>
"""

CSS = """
div { border: 1px solid black; }
div#main { color: blue; }
div.iwantthis { background-color: red; }
a { color: green; }
div#footer { border-top: 2px solid red; }
"""

extractor = Extractor.keep('//div[@class="iwantthis"]').discard('//a')
html, css = extractor.extract(HTML, CSS)

The result is :

>>> html
"""
<html>
  <body>
    <div id="main">
      <div class="iwantthis">
        HELLO WORLD
      </div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>"""

>>> css
"""
div{border:1px solid black;}
div#main{color:blue;}
div.iwantthis{background-color:red;}
"""
 
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