A Simple Guide to Python Use Shadowsocks to Open Blocked URL – Python Web Crawler Tutorial

By | August 28, 2019

Shadowsocks is a powerful vpn application, it can allow us to access some blocked website. In this tutorial, we will introduce how to use shadowsocks to access blocked websites using python.

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You should install shadowsocks and can access blocked website by your browser.

Set shadowsocks proxy

Shadowsocks use to a proxy defautly, if you change it. You should use your new ip:port proxy.

proxies = {'https': '', 'http': ''}

Create a proxy handler

proxies_processor = urllib.request.ProxyHandler(proxies)

Ignore ssl verification

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Create a OpenerDirector object with proxy handler and ssl handler

opener = urllib.request.build_opener(proxies_processor, sslHandler)

Add http request headers for opener

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Get content from http response

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