Retrieving Cookies in Python

Retrieving cookies in Python can be done by the use of the Requests library. Requests library is one of the integral part of Python for making HTTP requests to a specified URL. The below codes show different approaches to do show:

1. By requesting a session:

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# import the requests library
import requests
  
# initialize a session
session = requests.Session()
  
# send a get request to the server
response = session.get('http://google.com')
  
# print the response dictionary
print(session.cookies.get_dict())

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Output:

{‘1P_JAR’: ‘2020-04-30-07’, ‘NID’: ‘203=GIlzlNytcSGjMtV-ML49xgKQax4NACMgFZi56sbQ3tSd9uDqL7EWZ6KC_gUqPsKkk-XsDIlca8ElKqhjsHGgWrPRwbbPBFXxcGL_G5Jd0gzdQYhCo-QALsZm4zItqIeImlBBTp_TDOgRQIW0d2hSNerxmQkljluhIA3QGLgNLnM’}

2.By requesting cookies list from the server:



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import requests
  
r = requests.get('http://google.com')
  
for c in r.cookies:
    print(c.name +"==>>", c.value)

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Output:

1P_JAR==>> 2020-04-30-07

NID==>> 203=YvFCKkIeHS4SvpTVv8jw6MIGEU54IlN8V_1aQZrXmOU7Zdj74qZdW69E3A38KSP-GrE5xLmR40ozrHTFxkXm4-iaTm4DbhU4cwmvOWHEs1OZELI8H8KQLmBLCxccxCuHT07QQ2mqc-ppBYXhcHtOC7idVc9RWD2kmNPDMR-YMl4

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