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Python HTTP library with thread-safe connection pooling, file post support, user friendly, and more.

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urllib3

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urllib3 is a powerful, user-friendly HTTP client for Python. Much of the Python ecosystem already uses urllib3 and you should too. urllib3 brings many critical features that are missing from the Python standard libraries:

  • Thread safety.
  • Connection pooling.
  • Client-side SSL/TLS verification.
  • File uploads with multipart encoding.
  • Helpers for retrying requests and dealing with HTTP redirects.
  • Support for gzip, deflate, and brotli encoding.
  • Proxy support for HTTP and SOCKS.
  • 100% test coverage.

urllib3 is powerful and easy to use:

.. code-block:: python

>>> import urllib3
>>> http = urllib3.PoolManager()
>>> r = http.request('GET', 'http://httpbin.org/robots.txt')
>>> r.status
200
>>> r.data
'User-agent: *\nDisallow: /deny\n'

Installing

urllib3 can be installed with

pip 
_::
$ python -m pip install urllib3

Alternatively, you can grab the latest source code from

GitHub 
_::
$ git clone git://github.com/urllib3/urllib3.git
$ python setup.py install

Documentation

urllib3 has usage and reference documentation at

urllib3.readthedocs.io 
_.

Community

urllib3 has a

community Discord channel 
_ for asking questions and collaborating with other contributors. Drop by and say hello 👋

Contributing

urllib3 happily accepts contributions. Please see our

contributing documentation 
_ for some tips on getting started.

Security Disclosures

To report a security vulnerability, please use the

Tidelift security contact 
_. Tidelift will coordinate the fix and disclosure with maintainers.

Maintainers

  • @sethmlarson 
    __ (Seth M. Larson)
  • @pquentin 
    __ (Quentin Pradet)
  • @theacodes 
    __ (Thea Flowers)
  • @haikuginger 
    __ (Jess Shapiro)
  • @lukasa 
    __ (Cory Benfield)
  • @sigmavirus24 
    __ (Ian Stapleton Cordasco)
  • @shazow 
    __ (Andrey Petrov)

👋

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development 
_.

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