instagram-scraper | scrapes medias , likes , followers , tags and all metadata | Scraper library

 by   realsirjoe Python Version: Current License: MIT

kandi X-RAY | instagram-scraper Summary

kandi X-RAY | instagram-scraper Summary

instagram-scraper is a Python library typically used in Telecommunications, Media, Advertising, Marketing, Automation, Scraper applications. instagram-scraper has no vulnerabilities, it has build file available, it has a Permissive License and it has medium support. However instagram-scraper has 1 bugs. You can install using 'pip install instagram-scraper' or download it from GitHub, PyPI.

scrapes medias, likes, followers, tags and all metadata. Inspired by instagram-php-scraper,bot

            kandi-support Support

              instagram-scraper has a medium active ecosystem.
              It has 2204 star(s) with 364 fork(s). There are 94 watchers for this library.
              It had no major release in the last 6 months.
              There are 93 open issues and 43 have been closed. On average issues are closed in 59 days. There are 13 open pull requests and 0 closed requests.
              It has a neutral sentiment in the developer community.
              The latest version of instagram-scraper is current.

            kandi-Quality Quality

              instagram-scraper has 1 bugs (0 blocker, 0 critical, 1 major, 0 minor) and 72 code smells.

            kandi-Security Security

              instagram-scraper has no vulnerabilities reported, and its dependent libraries have no vulnerabilities reported.
              instagram-scraper code analysis shows 0 unresolved vulnerabilities.
              There are 1 security hotspots that need review.

            kandi-License License

              instagram-scraper is licensed under the MIT License. This license is Permissive.
              Permissive licenses have the least restrictions, and you can use them in most projects.

            kandi-Reuse Reuse

              instagram-scraper releases are not available. You will need to build from source code and install.
              Deployable package is available in PyPI.
              Build file is available. You can build the component from source.
              Installation instructions, examples and code snippets are available.
              instagram-scraper saves you 1022 person hours of effort in developing the same functionality from scratch.
              It has 2320 lines of code, 145 functions and 51 files.
              It has high code complexity. Code complexity directly impacts maintainability of the code.

            Top functions reviewed by kandi - BETA

            kandi has reviewed instagram-scraper and discovered the below as its top functions. This is intended to give you an instant insight into instagram-scraper implemented functionality, and help decide if they suit your requirements.
            • Login to Instagram
            • Verify the response
            • Extract shared data from body
            • Get mid message
            • Get comments by id
            • Generate a GIS token
            • Returns the rhx
            • Get a list of followers
            • Generate headers
            • Get list of media objects by location id
            • Delete a comment
            • Returns a list of all the currently active media
            • Get media by url
            • Add a comment to Instagram
            • Returns a list of users tagged by the given code
            • Get a list of Media objects by id
            • Get media from Instagram
            • Search Instagram by username
            • Search tags by tag name
            • Get pagination by tag
            • Use this method to get a list of Instagram s stories
            • Get media likes by code
            • Get comments by code
            • Get a list of Instagram accounts
            • Get media by tag
            • Get paginated media from Instagram
            Get all kandi verified functions for this library.

            instagram-scraper Key Features

            No Key Features are available at this moment for instagram-scraper.

            instagram-scraper Examples and Code Snippets

            Fast Instagram Scraper,Parallelizing ‍️ ‍️
            Jupyter Notebookdot img1Lines of Code : 61dot img1no licencesLicense : No License
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            location_list = [1234567,1234564567,1234578765432]
            for i in location_list:
                print("start powershell {python " + str(i) + " location --max_posts 500};")
            # Result
            start powershell {python 1234  
            Fast Instagram Scraper,Command Line Version
            Jupyter Notebookdot img2Lines of Code : 23dot img2no licencesLicense : No License
            copy iconCopy
              object_id_or_string         Location id or hashtag like 12345678 or truckfonalddump. 
                                          If --list, enter the item list here comma separated like    
            Fast Instagram Scraper,Multithreading
            Jupyter Notebookdot img3Lines of Code : 8dot img3no licencesLicense : No License
            copy iconCopy
            python byebyedonald,hellohereIam,georocks hashtag --threads 3
            python byebyedonald,hellohereIam,[hereiam,goodlife,geography] hashtag --threads 3
             6.62 files/s
             1795 files total
             2021-01-16 19:23:55  

            Community Discussions


            python egg_info Check the logs for full command output why installing instagram-scraper
            Asked 2020-Oct-18 at 10:09

            I tried to run pip install instagram-scraper and pip install igramscraper in windows terminal but I got this error:

            ERROR: Command errored out with exit status 1: python egg_info Check the logs for full command output.

            and full text of error is:



            Answered 2020-Oct-18 at 10:09

            I couldn't find an exact solution for this. I just used virtual environment for installing modules for this special project to remove such conflicts.



            How to correctly generate x-instagram-gis
            Asked 2019-Jan-05 at 06:30

            I have written the following function in Python3.7 to generate x-instagram-gis. According to my research regarding this topic I have gathered that I only need the rhx_gis and variables (id: profile_id, first: int<50, after: end_cursor) to generate the x-instagram-gis.



            Answered 2018-Dec-29 at 02:42

            I have figured it out.

            The rhx_gis value is calculated based on the user-agent sent in the headers. The rhx_gis value I was obtaining was retrieved using python requests which sets its own user-agent (python-requests or something similar), whereas the rhx_gis value I was seeing on Postman was created using a different user-agent (set on Postman)

            To fix this issue I had to set the same user-agent in python requests as the one set on Postman.



            Downloading public data from Instagram for research
            Asked 2018-Aug-20 at 06:40

            I am doing a research for which I am required to download Instagram data. At first I tried using Instagram API but it has a cap now on the number of posts that can be downloaded per API call and the number of API calls per day, which makes it irrelevant to my work. I also tried using instagram-scraper which is unable to download larger amounts of data. I finally turned to web scraping using selenium with python which worked well for me for scraping usernames of about 15000 public profiles relevant to my research. However, because of the dynamic way in which Instagram loads its web pages, I am unable to scrape links to posts of users. The code keeps pressing tabs and extracting post links(which are web pages which have only a single post) of focused elements. Instagram however, stops loading images(unable to scroll any further) after a certain number of posts or certain amount of time. Is there any other way I can do this?

            I also wanted to inquire if this is legal and if I will be able to publish this data later on as most of the researchers do.

            Can I buy this data somehow, if yes, then how much is it going to cost me and what are the sources?



            Answered 2018-Aug-20 at 06:40

            I did something very similar to what you did so I thought maybe I can share some thoughts and answer some of your questions:

            1st: I'm pretty sure it's illegal (will try to add a link to Instagram's policy) and instagram strongly rejects crawling and scrapping of their properties. So buying this stuff is also out of question unless you want to get your hands dirty.

            2nd: Yes Instagram regularly changes the signature of their photos and videos. Thankfully the link to posts and profiles stays the same. The best you can do is to go to post webpage as fast as possible (before the signature expires) and download what you need.

            3rd: The link's signature comes from some JavaScript codes and if you download the webpage source you get nothing. You actually need a JS engine to parse and load webpage for you.

            4th: I'm not sure your post is considered a true Stack-overflow question. seems more like a guide to me than a question.

            And last I was not able to find any other method to load earlier posts beside the scrolling to bottom of page. You have to scroll and wait for more posts to fill the page, and it is pretty usual for Instagram to not load more posts so implement a timeout mechanism for yourself.



            Permission denied (publickey). fatal: Could not read from remote repository
            Asked 2017-Mar-02 at 06:58

            I have the following in my .git/config



            Answered 2017-Mar-02 at 06:58

            If you did not properly setup your ssh key with GitHub, you can at least try with https (which you mentioned):


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