Reddit is simply amazing, and the API is even better! In this post, we are going to learn how to use the Reddit API.
We will look how to get your credentials and to use the API. We will cover everything, from making a simple request, to using the two most popular wrappers: PRAW and Pushshift. From extracting data to posting to a Subreddit.
At the end of this tutorial, you’ll know everything that you need to know about the Reddit API.
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Let’s get started!
Chapter 1: Reddit API Basics
What is awesome about the Reddit API is that you can extract data from Reddit without any credentials! In this beginner tutorial, I will show you how to scrape Reddit with Python, without using an API key or a wrapper. Scrape Reddit Data
Translating the Reddit API JSON documentation for humans with code example simple data structure. This post will help you understand and work with the Reddit API’s JSON. Reddit JSON’s structure
Chapter 2: Pushshift.io
In this post, I will show you how to make an API call with Reddit API and Python using Pushshift.io. We will extract data from Reddit API to find out which subreddit has the most activity for your search term. Show which subreddits have the most activity
Chapter 3: PRAW
In this post, we will look at the Reddit API authentication. We are going to generate the credentials necessary to run the Reddit API using Python and the PRAW wrapper. Those credentials will be useful to post on Reddit using the API. Get Reddit API Credentials
Fun Side Project With Reddit API
I thought my Terminal was boring. I decided to show a random post from “r/todayilearned ” whenever I open the Terminal. Here is how you can do the same. Show Random Post from Reddit In Terminal
Other Interesting Guides and Projects
Reddit API FAQs
📙Where is the JSON API documentation
🐍How to get top posts from a subreddit?
⭐What is the Reddit API?
❤️Is the Reddit API Free?
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