Python | page_source method in Selenium

page_source method is used retrieve the page source of the webpage the user is currently accessing. The main use of this method to find something in the page source like finding any data or keyword.

Page source : The source code/page source is the programming behind any webpage.

Syntax :

driver.page_source

Argument :

It takes no argument.



Return value :
It return the page source in string format.

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# importing webdriver from selenium
from selenium import webdriver
  
# Here Chrome will be used
driver = webdriver.Chrome()
  
# URL of the website 
  
# Opening the URL
driver.get(url)
  
# Getting current URL source code
get_source = driver.page_source
  
# Printing the URL
print(get_source)

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Output : This code will print the source code of the “https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/”.

Code 2. When no web page is opened.

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# importing webdriver from selenium
from selenium import webdriver
  
# Here Chrome  will be used
driver = webdriver.Chrome()
  
# Getting current URL source code
get_source = driver.page_source
  
# Printing the URL
print(get_source)

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Output :

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