How to Perform Google Search using Python

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We perform a google search in our day-to-day life. Have you ever wondered that you can implement the same using a programming language, In this Blog article, we will learn how to Perform a Google search. We will see the implementation in Python.

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You can refer to my YouTube video Tutorial to see a working tutorial for better Understanding and a step-by-step Guide of the same.

What will be covered in this Blog

1. What is Google search?
3. Basics of pywhatkit Module
4. Performing a Google search using Python

Let's get started!

I do not think Google search needs an introduction here but for those who do not know, Google Search, or simply Google, is a web search engine developed by Google LLC. It is the most used search engine on the World Wide Web across all platforms.

If you wish to know more about it, you can refer to Google's Wikipedia Page.

Module Used:

pywhatkit Module:

PyWhatKit is a Python library with various helpful features. It is an easy-to-use library that does not require you to do some additional setup.

This module has lots of other cool features as well. Feel free and go-ahead to explore them or if you wish I can write an article about them.

If you wish to know more about it, you can refer to pywhatkit Module Documentation.

Now that you are familiar with Google search basics and have acquired basic knowledge of pywhatkit module, we can move forward to the coding section.

Time to Code!

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code.png In order to access the Python library, you need to install it into your Python environment

pip install pywhatkit as kt

Now, we need to import the package in our python script. Use the following command to do so.

import pywhatkit as kt

Now that we have imported the library using the command import pywhatkit as kt, let's proceed.

Let's display a welcome message. we will make use of print method for the same.

print("Let's perform Google search!")

Be sure of what you want to search and once you decide, let's store it in target1.

target1 = 'coronavirus'

Finally, let's call search method.

kt.search(target1)

NOTE: If your browser window is open is already running, it will perform the search in a new tab otherwise will open a new window. Let's have a look at the output search result.

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Let's have a look at another example and this time let's set multiple target items for the search operation. After post successful run, n new tabs will get opened, where n being the number of search items listed in the python script.

And with that, it's a wrap! With these steps, we have successfully Performed Google search using python. That's it! You can play around with the pywhatkit library and even explore more features. You can find all the code at my GitHub Repository. Drop a star if you find it useful.

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