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Python BeautifulSoup: Wrap an element in the specified tag and create the new wrapper

BeautifulSoup: Exercise-35 with Solution

Write a Python program to wrap an element in the specified tag and create the new wrapper.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
soup = BeautifulSoup("<p>Python exercises.</p>", "lxml")
print("Original Markup:")
print(soup.p.string.wrap(soup.new_tag("i")))
print("\nNew Markup:")
print(soup.p.wrap(soup.new_tag("div")))

Sample Output:

Original Markup:
<i>Python exercises.</i>

New Markup:
<div><p><i>Python exercises.</i></p></div>

Python Code Editor:

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