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wpull 1.2.1

Wget-compatible web downloader and crawler.

Wpull is a Wget-compatible (or remake/clone/replacement/alternative) web downloader and crawler.

Features:

  • Written in Python: lightweight, modifiable, & robust
  • Familiar Wget options and behavior
  • Graceful stopping; on-disk database resume
  • Python & Lua scripting support
  • PhantomJS & youtube-dl integration (experimental)

Install

Wpull uses Python 3.

Once Python is installed, download Wpull from PyPI using pip:

pip3 install wpull

For detailed installation instructions and potential caveats, please see http://wpull.readthedocs.org/en/master/install.html.

Run

To download the About page of Google.com:

wpull google.com/about

To archive a website:

wpull billy.blogsite.example \
    --warc-file blogsite-billy \
    --no-check-certificate \
    --no-robots --user-agent "InconspiuousWebBrowser/1.0" \
    --wait 0.5 --random-wait --waitretry 600 \
    --page-requisites --recursive --level inf \
    --span-hosts-allow linked-pages,page-requisites \
    --escaped-fragment --strip-session-id \
    --sitemaps \
    --reject-regex "/login\.php" \
    --tries 3 --retry-connrefused --retry-dns-error \
    --timeout 60 --session-timeout 21600 \
    --delete-after --database blogsite-billy.db \
    --quiet --output-file blogsite-billy.log

To see all options:

wpull --help

Documentation

Documentation is located at http://wpull.readthedocs.org/. Please have a look at it before using Wpull’s advanced features.

Help

Need help? Please see our Help page which contains frequently asked questions and support information.

The issue tracker is located at https://github.com/chfoo/wpull/issues.

Dev

Contributions and feedback are greatly appreciated.

Credits

Copyright 2013-2015 by Christopher Foo and others. License GPL v3.

This project contains third-party source code licensed under different terms:

  • wpull.backport.logging
  • wpull.backport.textwrap
  • wpull.thirdparty.robotexclusionrulesparser
  • wpull.thirdparty.dammit

We would like to acknowledge the authors of GNU Wget as Wpull uses algorithms from Wget.

 
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