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Python Web Scraping: Get the number of Pinterest accounts maintained by US state department embassies and missions

Python Web Scraping: Exercise-15 with Solution

Write a Python program to get the number of Pinterest accounts maintained by U.S. State Department embassies and missions.

Source: https://www.state.gov/r/pa/ode/socialmedia/

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

#https://bit.ly/2lVhlLX
import requests
from lxml import html
url = 'http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ode/socialmedia/'
doc = html.fromstring(requests.get(url).text)
pinlinks = [a for a in doc.cssselect('a') if 'pinterest.com' in str(a.attrib.get('href'))]
print("The number of Pinterest accounts maintained by U.S. State Department embassies and missions:")
print(len(pinlinks))
  
 

Output

The number of Pinterest accounts maintained by U.S. State Department embassies and missions:
3

Flowchart:

Python Web Scraping Flowchart: Get the number of Pinterest accounts maintained by U.S. State Department embassies and missions.

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