Best Practice to Fix Python urlopen error WinError 10060 for Beginners – Python Web Crawler Tutorial

By | October 9, 2019

When we are using python 3 to open a url, we may find error like: <urlopen error [WinError 10060]. In this tutorial, we will introduce how to fix this error for python beginners.

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Make sure your network is online

Firstly, you should make your network is online, you can open our website ( by our browser, if you can open our site, your network is online, otherwise it is offline.

If you can be sure your network is accessed, however, your computer can not open sites, you can restart your wifi connection to make your computer can access network.

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Make sure the url you plan to open is online

If the url you plan to open is offline, you may can not read it, then WinError 10060 may occur. Meanwhile, if the url will take a long time to response to you, which means the speed of this site is slow, WinError 10060  also may occur in this situation, then you have to increase your network bandwidth or use some network proxy to open this url.