A simple Python wrapper for the archive.is capturing service.
pipenv install archiveis
>>> import archiveis
Capture a URL.
>>> archive_url = archiveis.capture("http://www.example.com/")
See where it’s stored.
>>> print archive_url https://archive.md/WxlRK
If a URL has been recently cached, archive.is may return the URL to that page rather than conduct a new capture.
The Python library is also installed as a command-line interface. You can run it from your terminal like so:
The command has the same options as the Python API, which you can learn about from its help output.
$ archiveis --help Usage: archiveis [OPTIONS] URL Archives the provided URL using the archive.is capturing service. Options: -ua, --user-agent TEXT User-Agent header for the web request --help Show this message and exit.
Install dependencies for development.
pipenv install --dev
Ship new version to PyPI
Developing the CLI
The command-line interface is implemented using Click and setuptools. To install it locally for development inside your virtual environment, run the following installation command, as prescribed by the Click documentation.
pip install --editable .