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Python BeautifulSoup: Replace a given tag with whatever’s inside a given tag

BeautifulSoup: Exercise-36 with Solution

Write a Python program to replace a given tag with whatever’s inside a given tag.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
markup = '<a href="https://w3resource.com/">Python exercises.<i>w3resource.com</i></a>'
soup = BeautifulSoup(markup, "lxml")
a_tag = soup.a
print("Original markup:")
print(a_tag)
a_tag.i.unwrap()
print("\nAfter unwrapping:")
print(a_tag)

Sample Output:

Original markup:
<a href="https://w3resource.com/">Python exercises.<i>w3resource.com</i></a>

After unwrapping:
<a href="https://w3resource.com/">Python exercises.w3resource.com</a>

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