In this article we will see how we can get the category of the given youtube video in pafy. Pafy is a python library to download YouTube content and retrieve metadata. Pafy object is the object which contains all the information about the given video. Youtube category is the classification of the videos on the bases of content, the top four content categories watched by YouTube users are comedy, music, entertainment/pop culture, and “how to.”
We can get the pafy object with the help of
new method, below is the command to get the pafy object for given video
video = pafy.new(url)
The video url should exist on youtube as it get the information of those videos which are present on the youtube. YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform.
In order to do this we use
category attribute with the pafy object of video
Syntax : video.category
Argument : It takes no argument
Return : It returns string
Below is the implementation
Video Category : Education
Video Category : Comedy
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