Python BeautifulSoup: Extract all the text from a given web page

BeautifulSoup: Exercise-12 with Solution

Write a Python program to extract all the text from a given web page.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

import requests
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
url = 'https://www.python.org/'
reqs = requests.get(url)
soup = BeautifulSoup(reqs.text, 'lxml')
print("Text from the said page:")

Sample Output:

Text from the said page:
Welcome to Python.org
       "@context": "https://schema.org",
       "@type": "WebSite",
       "url": "https://www.python.org/",
       "potentialAction": {
         "@type": "SearchAction",
         "target": "https://www.python.org/search/?q={search_term_string}",
         "query-input": "required name=search_term_string"

    var _gaq = _gaq || [];
    _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-39055973-1']);

    (function() {
        var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true;
        ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js';
        var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s);
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