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Python: Extract year, month and date from an url

Python Regular Expression: Exercise-24 with Solution

Write a Python program to extract year, month and date from an url.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

import re
def extract_date(url):
        return re.findall(r'/(\d{4})/(\d{1,2})/(\d{1,2})/', url)
url1= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2016/09/02/odell-beckhams-fame-rests-on-one-stupid-little-ball-josh-norman-tells-author/"
print(extract_date(url1))

Sample Output:

[('2016', '09', '02')] 

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Flowchart: Regular Expression - Extract year, month and date from an url.

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