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Pafy – Getting Title of the Video

  • Last Updated : 20 Jul, 2020

In this article we will see how we can get the title 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. Video Title is a piece of short and sweet information about your video. So, YouTube can understand what kind of video you are producing and who your target audience.

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 title attribute with the pafy object of video

Syntax : video.title



Argument : It takes no argument

Return : It returns string

Below is the implementation




# importing pafy
import pafy 
    
# url of video 
url = "https://www.youtube.com / watch?v = vG2PNdI8axo"
    
# getting video
video = pafy.new(url) 
  
# getting title of the video
value = video.title
  
# printing the value
print("Title : " + value)

Output :

Title : DSA Self Paced Course | GeeksforGeeks

Another example




# importing pafy
import pafy 
    
# url of video 
url = "https://www.youtube.com / watch?v = vVSKoLJmn8w&t = 13s"
    
# getting video
video = pafy.new(url) 
  
# getting title of the video
value = video.title
  
# printing the value
print("Title : " + value)

Output :

Title : COVID CASE IN OUR BUILDING - VLOG 32

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