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PRAW, an acronym for
Python Reddit API Wrapper, is a python package that
allows for simple access to Reddit's API. PRAW aims to be easy to use and
internally follows all of
Reddit's API rules
<https://github.com/reddit/reddit/wiki/API>_. With PRAW there's no need to
sleep calls in your code. Give your client an appropriate user
agent and you're set.
PRAW is supported on python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6. The recommended way to
install PRAW is via
.. code-block:: bash
pip install praw
To install the latest development version of PRAW run the following instead:
.. code-block:: bash
pip install --upgrade https://github.com/praw-dev/praw/archive/master.zip
For instructions on installing python and pip see
The Hitchhiker's Guide to
Assuming you already have a credentials for a script-type OAuth application you can instantiate an instance of PRAW like so:
.. code-block:: python
reddit = praw.Reddit(client_id='CLIENT_ID', client_secret=
.. code-block:: python
# Create a submission to /r/test reddit.subreddit('test').submit('Test Submission', url='https://reddit.com')
# Comment on a known submission submission = reddit.submission(url='https://www.reddit.com/comments/5e1az9') submission.reply('Super rad!')
# Reply to the first comment of a weekly top thread of a moderated community submission = next(reddit.subreddit('mod').top('week')) submission.comments.reply('An automated reply')
# Output score for the first 256 items on the frontpage for submission in reddit.front.hot(limit=256): print(submission.score)
# Obtain the moderator listing for redditdev for moderator in reddit.subreddit('redditdev').moderator: print(moderator)
Please see PRAW's
documentation <http://praw.readthedocs.io/>_ for
more examples of what you can do with PRAW.
For those new to python, or would otherwise consider themselves a python
beginner, please consider asking questions on the
<https://www.reddit.com/r/learnpython>_ subreddit. There are wonderful people
there who can help with general python and simple PRAW related questions.
Otherwise, there are a few official places to ask questions about PRAW:
/r/redditdev <https://www.reddit.com/r/redditdev>_ is the best place on
Reddit to ask PRAW related questions. This subreddit is for all Reddit API
related discussion so please tag submissions with [PRAW]. Please perform a
search on the subreddit first to see if anyone has similar questions.
Real-time chat can be conducted via the
<https://gitter.im/praw-dev/praw>_ channel on gitter.
Please do not directly message any of the contributors via Reddit, email, or gitter unless they have indicated otherwise. We strongly encourage everyone to help others with their questions.
Please file bugs and feature requests as issues on
<https://github.com/praw-dev/praw/issues>_ after first searching to ensure a
similar issue was not already filed. If such an issue already exists please
give it a thumbs up reaction. Comments to issues containing additional
information are certainly welcome.
.. note:: This project is released with a
Contributor Code of Conduct
participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.
PRAW's documentation is located at http://praw.readthedocs.io/.
Timothy Mellor created a github project called
The python package
Bryce Boe took over as maintainer of the
Bryce renamed the project
PRAW and the repository was relocated to the
newly created praw-dev organization on GitHub.
Bryce began work on PRAW4, a complete rewrite of PRAW.
PRAW's source (v4.0.0+) is provided under the
Simplified BSD License
Earlier versions of PRAW were released under