Python Tweepy – Getting the URL of a user
In this article we will see how we can get the URL of a user. The url attribute is a URL provided by the user in association with their profile. The URL attribute is optional and is Nullable.
Identifying the URL in the GUI :
In the above mentioned profile the url is : geeksforgeeks.org
In order to get the URL we have to do the following :
- Identify the user ID or the screen name of the profile.
- Get the User object of the profile using the
get_user()method with the user ID or the screen name.
- From this object, fetch the url attribute present in it.
Example 1: Consider the following profile :
We will use the user ID to fetch the user. The user ID of the above mentioned profile is 57741058.
The URL of the user is : http://t.co/k2iUfxLRBj
Example 2: Consider the following profile :
We will use the screen name to fetch the user. The screen name of the above mentioned profile is PracticeGfG.
The URL of the user is : https://t.co/C5SOw0qMo4